Swiss Ambassador to Armenia Lukas Gasser: Switzerland will try to contribute to a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict without questioning the established formats such as the OSCE Minsk process
Rosatom Service and Armenian Nuclear Power Plant have signed an agreement to extend the life of the plant's 2nd unit till 2026, says Armenia's draft budget 2014.
The parties have agreed to jointly inspect the unit and to negotiate with potential investors.
Meanwhile, the Armenian-Russian Metsamorenergoatom JV will continue the preparations for the project to build a new reactor.
During a meeting with his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan on Sept 3 Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Rosatom State Corporation and its Armenian partners would draft a project to extend the life of the 2nd unit of Armenian NPP till 2026.
Armenian NPP was launched in 1980 to be stopped in 1989 following the Spitak Earthquake. In 1995 its 2nd WWER-440 reactor was restarted.