Anpp Did Not Present any Danger for The Region, Said The Head of The Commission Osart
ANPP did not present any danger for the region, said the head of the commission OSART, acting under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Gabor Vamos.
ANPP did not present any danger for the region, said the head of the commission OSART, acting under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Gabor Vamos .
Commission OSART, acting under the auspices of the IAEA, from May 16 to June 2, conducts routine safety check operation of the ANPP. The mission, arrived at the invitation of the Armenian side, composed of 12 experts from 9 countries.
“There is no such production activities, which would not represent a risk. The result of tests shows that the ANPP acceptable risk “- Vamos said on Thursday.
Moreover, he noted that the task of the Commission was not a security check station for the region, and the search for vulnerabilities that need to improve security. According to him, the commission has not said anything extraordinary at the station.
Earlier, the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources stated that the implementation of measures to improve security for the ANPP in the coming two years will be allocated about 25 million dollars. Overall, since 1995, the implementation of similar activities were directed $ 130 million. Assistance to Armenia in this issue were the United States, European Union, Russia, France, Britain, Czech Republic, the IAEA.
Armenia has the only nuclear power in the region with the Russian VVER-440 reactor of the first generation, which is located near the town of Metsamor (approximately 35-40 km west of Yerevan). At present there are only the second nuclear power unit 407.5 MW, producing about 40-50% of electricity generation in the country. Design life of the NPP – 2016.
Financial flows of ANPP to September 2013 are in a fiduciary capacity and INTER RAO UES (57.3% owned by Russian state corporation Rosatom).