Moscow never announced how much it will cost the construction of the Belarusian NPP, said Russian Ambassador to Belarus Mikhail Babich.
before Alexander Lukashenko declared that the real Price of future power plant can Not be more than seven billion dollars, while the contractual agreement with Russia on building concluded ten billion.
in response to this, the diplomat expressed the opinion that the Belarusian leader was misled.
"The fact that neither I, nor any other public officials from the Russian side never called, the final Price of the NPP. Not called, because, first, it currently nobody knows, and second, due to the fact that calculating it will be possible after the construction of both units, and it will Not happen before the end of the year, "he said in the broadcast channel" Russia 24 ".
The first Belarusian nuclear power station is being built very close to the town of Ostrovets in the Grodno region. Acts as the General contractor Atomstroyexport (part of Rosatom ). NPP will consist of 2 power units with reactors VVER-1200.
For the construction of the selected AES-2006 is a typical Russian project of the atomic power station of new generation "3 +" with improved technical and economic indicators corresponding to the most modern, so-called "post-Fukushima" safety standards, requirements of the environmental and sanitation law.
Commissioning of the first unit is scheduled for 2019, 2nd - in 2020.
Moscow has allocated to Minsk a loan of ten billion, covering 90% of the value of the contract for construction of the station. The repayment will start after the launch of NPP.