Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr E. Huseynli / Construction of a nuclear power station in Azerbaijan is the right of the State and the station will be built if necessary, the Azerbaijani Ecology and Natural Resources Minister, Huseyngulu Baghirov, stated on 28 June.
According to the minister, excellent technology is appearing in the field. "A well protected nuclear power station will not harm the environment and will be an inexhaustible source of energy. It is worth to stipulate about the construction of a nuclear power station in Azerbaijan," he added.
A package of proposals on the construction of a nuclear power station in Azerbaijan was submitted to the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, Elmar Mammadyarov, at the end of March.
Construction of a nuclear power station began during the time of the USSR in the Azerbaijani settlement of Navai, but was suspended after the Chernobyl disaster. ( Ukraine).