§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on the progress made in establishing a training seminar for nuclear safeguards experts from the Commonwealth of Independent States republics.
§ Mr. Eggar
In collaboration with BNFL and AEA my Department has to date arranged and funded three safeguards seminars for experts from the CIS Republics. Two of these were attended by personnel from the Russian Federation and concentrated on safeguards approaches for reprocessing plants, the third dealt with safeguards for fuel fabrication plants and fast reactors and included participants from the Republic of Kazakhstan in addition to the Russian Federation. A further two seminars are planned for the autumn.