25 Nov : Buoyed by the approval of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to trade with New Delhi, Russia has said it hoped to construct more nuclear power reactors in India, Russia is to build four nuclear power reactors in India.
"I’m extremely happy that this area of cooperation between India and Russia have been given a new opportunity after the decision was taken by the Nuclear Supplier Group," visiting Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko told reporters at New Delhi on Tuesday.
"We expect the inter-governmental agreement on construction of additional units at the Kudankulam site as well as other sites in India to be signed in the near future," he said.
"Russia and India have excellent prospects of cooperation in the nuclear area and this cooperation is very multi-faceted.
"I believe that Russia and India have very good opportunity for future cooperation based on the results of our cooperation at Kudankulam site where we have been able to acquire large expertise by working together," he added.