27 Apr '11, 4pm

Putin wants to export 'world best' Russian nuclear safety - Straits Times

Putin wants to export 'world best' Russian nuclear safety - Straits Times

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin gestures during a news conference with his Swedish counterpart Fredrik Reinfeldt at Sweden's government headquarters Rosenbad in Stockholm April 27, 2011. -- PHOTO: REUTERS STOCKHOLM - RUSSIAN Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he wanted to enhance Sweden's nuclear safety with Russian technology, which he described as the safest in the world. 'At home in Russia, after the Chernobyl tragedy, we gathered enormous experience. Our technology, Russian technology, is the best in the world when it comes to the safety of nuclear plants,' he told a news conference in Stockholm with his Swedish counterpart Fredrik Reinfeldt. 'I am not the only one to think this. The IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) thinks the same. At each inspection we receive only minor remarks, and almost none in the field of safety,' he said. During a m...

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