MOSCOW, December 9. /TASS/. Russia can build up to 25 nuclear units in India, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with India’s PTI news agency ahead of his visit to New Delhi due on Thursday.
“Apart from building new energy units of the NPP "Kudankulam", we await the decision of the Indian government to allot a site for construction of a new Russian-designed nuclear power plant,” the Russian leader said. “Our resources enable us to build up to 25 energy units in India.”
“However, even these units may not meet the needs of dynamically developing economy of India,” Putin said citing to expert estimates. “This is why we intend to discuss the prospects for further development of our cooperation in the domain of nuclear energy during the upcoming meeting with Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi.”