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Atomic Energy Minister to hold talks in Washington and speak in UN

Russian Atomic Energy Minister Alexander Rumyantsev will arrive on a working visit in Washington on Monday.

The press service of the Energy Ministry told RIA Novosti that Rumyantsev's visit will last till Friday, November 7.

On Tuesday he will hold talks with US Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham, in the course of which the sides will discuss joint efforts in non-proliferation of mass destruction weapons, nuclear technologies and materials.

On the same day, Rumyantsev and Abraham will have a number of meetings in the Capitol with members of the Senate and House of Representatives as well as members of the George Bush administration.

On November 5, the counterparts will arrive in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania State) where they will take part in the opening ceremony of the first international technological exhibition and a conference Partnership for Prosperity and Security.

The most important place at the exhibition has been taken by the section where a number of advanced Russian technologies and developments to be used on a commercial basis in nuclear power engineering, oil and gas extraction and processing, production of hydrogen fuel elements, protection and safety of the nuclear, chemical and bacteriological materials, the struggle against terrorism and others will be for the first time represented on the US market.

Rumyantsev and Abraham are expected to speak in Philadelphia on the creation of a joint Russian-US project in the sphere of such technologies.

On Wednesday, the ministers will arrive in New York where they will address the session of the First UN General Assembly Committee for Disarmament and Security to be held in the UN Headquarters.

On Thursday and Friday, Rumyantsev and Abraham will continue bilateral negotiations, the press service reported.

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