Georgian and Russian Experts to Explore Radiation Sources in Georgia

(Tbilisi, February 8, Civil Georgia) – Georgian experts together with the representatives of Russian Ministry for Atomic Energy will initiate joint exploration of radiation sources in Georgia this spring, Georgian Environment Protection MinisterNino Chkhobadze stated on February 8.

On February 3 experts of the Georgian radiation security service removed two powerful sources of radiation from Tsalenjikha district, western Georgia. International Atomic Energy Agency [IAEA] experts supervised the removal of Strontium 90.

At least two radioactive sources Strontium 90 are to be found yet.