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24.12.2012

Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, expects Russia to construct several nuclear power plants in India

 

Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, expects the Russian Federation to construct several nuclear power plants in India soon. “We expect implementation of our agreement concerning construction of new NPPs in India in the nearest future”, - wrote the Head of the Russian State in an article in the Indian newspaper “Hindu”, published the day before his visit to New-Deli.

Putin called the construction of NPP “Kudankulam” as a “major and breakthrough project”, which "is going on with application of the most reliable and modern technologies and standards”. “Commissioning of the first power unit of the plant shall enable to reduce power shortage in southern states of India significantly, and after start-up of the second and subsequent units – to fix the problem completely”, - stressed the Russian leader.

 

ITAR-TASS