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Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited the Nuclear Safety Regulatory Committee to discuss the agency’s report on its activities for 2023. It was noted that measures are ongoing to increase the safety of the existing Armenian NPP, to fulfil the conditions and requirements of its operating licence.

Date: Saturday, 20 January 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsarmenian-prime-minister-confirms-countrys-interest-in-new-npp-and-smrs-11447511

Among the options for a new NPP in Armenia, the project for a Russian unit of 1,000-1,200 MWe is the best developed, according to Karen Sargsyan, Advisor at the Ministry of Territorial Administration & Infrastructure (MTAI). He was speaking at a panel discussion on the prospects for nuclear energy in Armenia organised by Rosatom and the Ministry. Sargsyan recalled that at the beginning of this year, a pre-feasibility study (preliminary feasibility study) was prepared for Armenia for the construction of a plant with a VVER-1200 reactor. Armenia and Russia signed an interstate agreement to build a 1,000-1,200 MWe plant and in May, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev held talks in Yerevan on the possible construction of a new NPP.

Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsarmenia-considers-nuclear-options-10933703

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev have held talks in Yerevan on the possible construction of a new NPP in Armenia. Pashinyan emphasised the importance of cooperation between the Armenian government and Rosatom, which are successfully implementing a number of joint projects.

Date: Thursday, 04 May 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsarmenia-and-russia-discuss-npp-construction-10811879

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