China 'Interested in Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant'
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
China's state-owned nuclear company is eyeing the Belene nuclear power plant project in Bulgaria, the government in Sofia has said.
In a statement to the media, the cabinet's press office shows images of a meeting of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and other officials with representatives of the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) in Sofia.
The Chinese representatives, whose names are not included, are reported as saying their company stands "ready" to carry out the projects under the conditions offered by the government.
The meeting was held at the CNNC's initiative, according to the statement.
Alongside Borisov, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova and Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev, who oversees economic development, also took part in the talks.
Sofia News Agency