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The Russian state corporation Rosatom and its partners in Uzbekistan continue to work on a project to build a nuclear power plant in the republic. This was announced on Monday by the head of the corporation “Rusatom International Network” Vadim Titov.
In 2018, Uzbekistan and Russia signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction of nuclear power plants in the republic, in accordance with the project, it is planned to build a nuclear power plant from two power units of the 3+ generation with VVER-1200 reactor units. It is expected that the station will be built on a site near Lake Tuskan in the Jizzakh region of the republic.
“Now the details of this project are being discussed, we are all well aware that the construction of a nuclear power plant is a strategic project of bilateral cooperation that meets the interests of our countries,” Titov said during an online session at the Innoprom exhibition site, which took place in April this year. the second time will be held in the capital of Uzbekistan.