September 18, 2013
Just in August the meeting with President Obama and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin were scheduled to meet. The meeting was held this month in St. Peterburg in relation to Group of 20 economic summit. In August “Putin’s foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, told reporters that Obama’s decision reflected America’s inability to develop relations with Moscow on an “equal basis, ” stated in the article Russia Disappointed Over Obama Canceling Visit. Yet, despite the cancellation Ushakov stated, “Russian representatives are ready to continue working together with American partners on all key issues on the bilateral and multilateral agenda.”
This bilateral agreement encompasses the nuclear energy and the goals of demilitarization and energy prudence. The relevance of the “U.S., Russian sign off on nuclear energy pact” is one piece in energy, climate and power nexuses.
The present conditions on nuclear energy across the world are the basis great news. Japan has turned off it last nuclear plant this week. Syria can add complexity to the nuclear talks yet, the UPI reported on the “joint agreement between the Russian and U.S. governments lays the groundwork for bilateral cooperation on nuclear energy, the U.S. Energy Department said.”
The news continues as “U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz met Sergei Kirienko, director general of Russia’s nuclear regulator Rosatom, on the sidelines of a Vienna conference for the International Atomic Energy Agency to sign off on a nuclear energy agreement. This agreement supports President Obama’s non-proliferation and climate priorities by providing a venue for scientific collaboration and relationship-building between the U.S. and Russian research and technical communities,” Moniz said in a statement Monday.”
The connectivity of global action will undoubtedly effect policy on energy and other related power platforms. The