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EURATOM and IAEA strengthen cooperation on nuclear safety

The European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM), and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) deepen cooperation to include the development of nuclear safety requirements for small modular reactors (SMR) and for fusion facilities.

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