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Today, the United States and Bulgaria signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Strategic Civil Nuclear Cooperation (NCMOU), which will further strengthen the diplomatic and economic ties between our two nations. This NCMOU bolsters our bilateral strategic relationship while deepening our cooperation on energy security.

Nuclear Cooperation MOUs are diplomatic mechanisms that strengthen and expand strategic ties between the United States and a partner country by providing a framework for cooperation on civil nuclear issues and for engagement between experts from government, industry, national laboratories, and academic institutions.

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