Cost of Bushehr nuclear power plant stage II disclosed in Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 23
The construction of the second stage of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Iran is estimated at approximately $11 billion, Alexander Novak, the Russian Energy Minister, said, RIA Novosti reported.
"The second stage of the Bushehr nuclear power plant is almost $11 billion," Novak said in an interview with Russia 24 TV channel. "Zarubezhneft company is considering several projects worth about $6 billion."
"These projects are being considered," he said.
Earlier, Novak said that Russia and Iran are considering the possibility of financing joint projects in the medium term in the amount of $35-40 billion.
Novak also said that the Iranian delegation plans to visit Moscow in the near future to discuss the conditions for the establishment of the Russian-Iranian bank.
"All details will be discussed after the principled decision," he said. "We agreed that the Iranian delegation would arrive specially to discuss the details."
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