Putin: “Zarubezhneft” can establish in Argentina the production of equipment for oil production


MOSCOW, October 21. Rosatom is conducting negotiations on the construction of the sixth unit of NPP “Atochi” in Argentina, and the company “Zarubezhneft” intends to establish in this country the manufacture of equipment for oil production, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

“The Russian company Rosatom is negotiating for the construction of the sixth energy block of the atomic power station “Atochi” Gazprom starts work on the production, transportation and distribution of natural gas in Argentina,” – said Putin, talking with President of Argentina Cristina Kirchner via teleconference.

In addition, said the head of state, the Russian company “Zarubezhneft” intends to establish in Argentina the production of equipment for oil production, is also another Russian company plans to open a center for the Assembly of trolleybuses.

A teleconference was held on the occasion of 130 anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Argentina and Russia. “Created over the years, the Foundation of our bilateral relations today allows us to successfully develop strategic partnerships, strengthen business and cultural links for the benefit of our countries, of our peoples”, – said Putin, noting and personal achievement of the President of Argentina.

According to him, Argentina was and remains one of Russia’s leading partners in the Latin American region.

In turn Kirchner also noted promising bilateral projects in the energy sector, noting that the talks with Gazprom are at an “advanced” level and are very important for Argentina.

She paid special attention on “the complementarity of the two economies”, and a common vision of Russia and Argentina in the necessity of creating a multipolar world.