Negotiations underway for the construction of nuclear power units in Armenia: Overchuk
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 15, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian and Russian parties are currently negotiating regarding the construction of new nuclear power units in Armenia, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexey Overchuk said on December 15 at the intergovernmental session on economic cooperation between the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation.
The Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation emphasized that cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of nuclear energy is an extremely important topic in relations between Russia and Armenia.
"We are grateful that the decision has been made to extend the term of operation of the Armenian NPP, and the Russian company has been appointed as the executor," Overchuk said.
“As for the new nuclear power units, negotiations are also underway," concluded Russian Deputy Prime Minister.