Russia and France to deliver uranium and build reactors

Publish date: April 26, 2005

Russia and France intend to broaden co-operation in the field of uranium product deliveries and construction of the reactor units in the third countries.

A Federal Nuclear Power Agency representative stated that to the ITAR-TASS news agency in the end of March. ”Russian companies and enterprises are already co-operating with the biggest in Europe International Corporation –AREVA group – on construction of the power units in China” the representative said. At the moment, France mostly delivers uranium to Russia for enrichment and then the enriched uranium is used in the French or third countries’ reactors, he added.