UK could continue as associate member of Euratom after Brexit

14/07/2017 16:16 Nuclear

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The UK is likely to remain in close association with Euratom, succeeding the events of Brexit, as claimed by Brexit secretary David Davis. 

According to some news outlets, a leading figure in the nuclear agency confirmed there was amity for the UK to maintain an alliance with Euratom.

 

The government declared that it will strive towards leaving the association, in spite of numerous requests to reconsider for the sake of the areas affected by the decision, including the medical, energy and industrial sectors.

 

Mr Davis reassured, that no matter whether the UK will have an association agreement with the EU or keep their independence under the International Atomic Energy Authority, they will take the necessary safeguards they have today.

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