21.06.2019

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d e v e l o p m e n t   o f   r a d i o a c t i v e    
e l e m e n t s   ( u r a n i u m )   i n   K y r g y z s t a n  

A ban on research and development of radioactive elements (uranium) in Kyrgyzstan
 
Since June 2, 2019, a ban has been imposed on carrying out works on license areas provided for the purpose of geological study and the development of radioactive elements (uranium).
 
Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziyev signed a decree according to which until legislative regulation, pursuant to the decree of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic “On measures to ensure radiation safety of the population of the Kyrgyz Republic” dated May 2, 2019 No. 3027-VI, it is prohibited to work in license areas provided for the purpose of geological study and development of radioactive elements (uranium).
 
The ban does not apply to activities for the rehabilitation of tailings and dumps of radioactive elements (uranium).
 
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