NOVO-OGARYOVO, June 16. /TASS/. Russia is ready to implement its liabilities under the contract for the construction of a nuclear power plant in Finland, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday after talks with his visiting Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto.
"We will do everything we should to implement the project in strict compliance with the agreement," he pledged. "The Russian side has already begun financing of this project. A payment of one billion euro has already been made."
In December 2013, Russia and Finland inked an agreement on the construction of the Hanhikivi-1 nuclear power plant in Finland. Along with the contract, a ten-year fuel contract was signed with Russia’s company TVEL.