Baku, Azerbaijan, May 30
Uzbekistan proposed Russia to build a nuclear power plant in the Navoi region, Director General of Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation Alexei Likhachev told reporters, RIA Novosti reported.
"The president and the prime minister [of Uzbekistan] have today offered us a site in the Navoi region," Likhachev said, adding that relevant information is being gathered now.
Earlier, a deal was signed by Director General of Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation Alexei Likhachev and the Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Nodir Otazhonov
The agreement creates a legal basis for bilateral cooperation between Russia and Uzbekistan regarding the peaceful use of atomic energy.