India to get 10 nuclear reactors in Russian cooperation deal

Countries to boost cooperation in nuclear power and defence

(ANSA) - New Delhi, December 11 - India and Russia on Thursday announced plans to build at least 10 nuclear reactors on Indian soil. The project is part of a broader agreement to boost nuclear and defence cooperation between the two countries.
    India already has a nuclear reactor operating at the Russian-built power station in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, with a second reactor due to come onstream next year.
    The new reactors will be built "thanks to cooperation with our Russian friends," Indian Premier Narendra Modi said.