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Russia, Oman sign nuclear energy deal
Moscow (AFP) June 2, 2009
Russia and Oman have signed an agreement on nuclear energy cooperation that could see the two countries building reactors and counducting research together, Russia's atomic agency said on Tuesday.
The document was signed by the deputy head of Rosatom, Nikolai Spasski, and the secretary general of Oman's foreign ministry, Badr Al-Busaidi.
Oman set up a civilian nuclear energy agency last year and is a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
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Sofia (AFP) May 29, 2009
Russia has agreed to lend Bulgaria 3.8 billion euros (5.4 billion dollars) to build a 2,000-megawatt nuclear power plant at Belene on the Danube, the Dnevnik daily newspaper reported on Friday. In its online edition, the newspaper quoted Bulgarian Energy Holding official Ivan Atanasov, who is in charge of the Belene project, as saying that Russia had "opened procedures" to provide Bulgaria ... read more
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