[size=30]Russia is building a nuclear plant in Sudan[/size]
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Trend Press / Agencies
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia signed a deal to build a nuclear plant in Sudan, a Russian news agency reported on Friday, a month after a meeting between Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Rosatom said in a statement that it signed the agreement on the Russian side, Ross Atom Overseas of the parent company Ross Atom and the Sudanese side of the Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity.
"In the context of the feasibility study of a nuclear plant construction project, the location will be considered and the basic criteria will be considered," including the timetable and funding, the statement said.
"The development of nuclear technology will allow Sudan to face its energy security problem," Rossatom said.It is a strategic project that will define the nature of the relations between our two countries for a long time. "