The Cabinet of the Bulgarian Prime Minister announced that Iran and Bulgaria have agreed to exchange the experience in nuclear energy. The cooperation was agreed during the meeting of Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev and Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova with the head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi in Tehran.
It was expected that the officials of the two countries will also discuss the possibility of sale of a nuclear reactor and other equipment made for cancelled NPP Belene project. However, the statement only said that Minister Petkova informed Salehi about the decision of the International Arbitration Court on the dispute between the National Electric Company (NEK) and Russian Atomstroyexport regarding the NPP Belene project, with no mention of any deals for the sale of nuclear reactor.
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