Russia Signs Deal to Build 6 Nuclear Plants in India
MOSCOW: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has signed an energy among other deals with Russian President Vladimir Putin to build six nuclear power units in India over 20 years. Indian premier prior visiting Pakistan on Friday, came from Russia and a short stop in Afghanistan.
However media report says, no progress was announced on an anticipated purchase of S-400 missiles, Russia’s top-of-the-line anti-aircraft defence system.
“I see in Russia a prominent partner in India’s economic transformation,” Mr Modi said after the two leaders agreed to ease the visa requirements between the two nations.
They also oversaw the signing of several agreements involving Russia’s state nuclear corporation and the Russian Railways, among others.
The two countries agreed on the location of a new Russian nuclear energy plant in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, with Moscow already building a nuclear plant in the state of Tamil Nadu.
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