India-Russia ink two nuclear power plants deal

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India-Russia ink two nuclear power plants deal
NEW DELHI: India and Russia on Thursday signed an agreement for setting up of Units 5 and 6 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.



Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin inked five pacts on wide ranging issues like trade, technology and regional cooperation, but the deal to build the last two units of India's largest nuclear power plant is the highlight of the annual summit.

Addressing a joint press conference, the two leaders reaffirmed the close ties between India and Russia and their desire for further cooperation in the power and energy sector.