MOSCOW, April 3. /TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has accredited the proposal to increase the agreement between Russia and the United States on cooperation in outer space till the top of 2030, the Cabinet’s press service reported on Saturday.
“The agreement between Russia and the United States on cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceable functions might be legitimate till December 31, 2030. The proposal to increase it has been accredited by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin,” the report mentioned.
According to the press service, the choice was beforehand agreed on with the US, and the process itself might be accomplished after the trade of diplomatic notes.
“This doc is one of the principal authorized devices that create circumstances for Russian-American cooperation in space exploration,” the press service famous. “The extension of the agreement meets each nations’ pursuits and can facilitate the efficient implementation of joint space initiatives.”
The Agreement between Russia and the United States Concerning Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes was signed in Washington on June 17, 1992, by Russian and US Presidents Boris Yeltsin and George H. W. Bush. The doc has been prolonged 4 occasions since then, the press service added.