Russia has agreed to help Venezuela develop a nuclear energy program for peaceful purposes.
This was one of several accords signed by the two countries during a visit by Dmitry Medvedev, the first ever by a Russian head of state to Venezuela. Apart from the nuclear deal, the accords covers oil projects, and industrial cooperation.
Medvedev arrived from Brazil, where he announced an upcoming summit with Brazil, India, and China to create new rules for the global economy.
compiled from agency reports