Rosatom and Argentina signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation to construct a nuclear power unit. Russia is ready to give Argentina access to the latest nuclear technologies, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the signing ceremony. "Rosatom joins the Unit 6 construction project. Today we have reached an agreement which will give Argentina access to the latest Russian technologies meeting the toughest nuclear safety standards," Vladimir Putin told its Argentinean colleague Kristina Kirchner at a press conference after the talks.
Reputation above all
Rosatom CEO Sergei Kirienko spoke to TASS about advantages of Russian nuclear technologies, political leverage and competition.
Project of future
Rosatom intends to start up the first world floating NPP in 2018 after which it will be ready to present the project on the world market. However, even now the potential of the project generates practical interest in a number of countries.
Approved by European Commission
Hungarian Minister János Lázár announced that the European Commission approved a Russian-Hungarian contract to supply fuel to the Paks 2 nuclear project.