Indian nuclear energy chief: Russia has an advantage: it has a reactor, others can only show papers | Top Russian news and analysis online | ‘RIA Novosti’ newswire: “RIA Novosti’s correspondent in India Yevgeny Bezeka talks to the chairman of India’s Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Srikumar Banerjee about prospects of cooperation between the two countries in the lucrative sector.
India and Russia finalized an agreement on the peaceful use of nuclear energy in December. It was stressed that the agreement “goes beyond 123 agreement”. What does this mean? What are the main highlights of the agreement?
If we make a comparison between an Indo-US agreement and Indo-Russian agreement there are some special points of advantage in Indo-Russian one.
First, it is reprocessing rights upfront of the spent fuel in safeguarded facility in India.”