'Metsamor has a specific significance in terms of economic development and vision of Armenia. Here the most strategic object of our country is located, the Armenian nuclear power plant, which, as a matter of fact, makes Armenia a country possessing nuclear technologies. This is very important as the Armenian people have shown its scientific, creative and labor talent with the operation of Metsamor nuclear power plant,' said Acting PM, Leader of 'My Step' Alliance Nikol Pashinyan during the election campaign in Metsamor Town, Armavir Region.
It should be mentioned that current the lifetime extension works of the second power unit of the ANPP are in progress in the frames of the intergovernmental agreement signed between the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation. For the purpose of performing these works, Armenia has received a loan of US $270 million and a grant of US $30 million from Russian. The end of the operation of the second power unit is marked in 2026.
18:54 December 04, 2018