Kazakhstan is to be assisted in the development of its nuclear power plants by Japan after the Japan Atomic Power Co. and a Marubeni Corp. affiliate signed an agreement on Tuesday.

The agreement came after consultation between the Kazakh National Nuclear Center and the Japanese firm in Tokyo during a meeting on economic cooperation among governments and businesses from both nations.
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The Japanese will offer cooperation in such areas as locational surveys and personnel training to Kazakhstan, which plans to construct nuclear plants in the 2020s.

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