At the end of the 17th regular meeting of the heads of governments of Russia and China, held in Moscow today signed a protocol between the governments on cooperation in the construction of the territory of the People’s Republic of reactors number 3 and number 4 Tianwan nuclear power plant. The protocol was signed in the presence of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and the head of the State Council of China Wen Jiabao.
According to reporters following the signing of the head of "Rosatom" Sergey Kiriyenko, the state corporation "to begin negotiations on the third line." "In the relationship with our partners do not think it will happen one day," — said the head of the corporation, when asked when the negotiations are completed. According to him, while the volume of work enough. "The first concrete is already in December / lay /" — he told reporters. At the same time, he noted that they had "a very hard time building — up to 2017 units must be running and in 2018 should be put into operation."
He also noted that, if need be, the state corporation will be ready to take the credit. However, according to him, this is unlikely to happen, "Rather no than yes, because there is enough money."
At present, China has successfully operate two units of Tianwan nuclear power plant, constructed by the Russian side. According to the results of a recent test, they are recognized as one of the safest in the PRC.