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  • Affiliation : Institute for International Studies MGIMO University
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Exclusive Interview with IUEC Director General in Yaderny Kontrol


"IUEC has turned 12. We have become experts over this period of time. I am glad to see many of my colleagues invited as experts by many institutions, including those in the field of training and education. An IUEC officer is a member of the expert group assessing the nuclear infrastructure of our new partners in the nuclear field. We actively participate in IAEA training activities. There are many new projects seeking our expertise," – Gleb Efremov, Director-General of the International Uranium Enrichment Center.

The 518th issue of the Yaderny Kontrol bulletin features an exclusive interview with the IUEC Director-General Gleb Еfremov. In his talk with the editor of the bulletin, he rounds up the results of the past year, delves into the details of work with the IUEC shareholders – Armenia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine – and shares perspectives for the development of the organization.

PIR Center consultants Andrey Baklitskiy and Oleg Shakirov also published their materials regarding the impact of new types of weapons on strategic stability and the future of confidence-building measures in Europe respectively.

The issue is available here (in Russian). The subscription form and the archive of the bulletin since 2000 are hosted on the bulletin page.