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Parliament approves negotiations with Hyundai for new units at Kozloduy NPP

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After a long debate, the National Assembly decided that Kozloduy NPP- New Builds and Hyundai Engineering & Construction hold negotiations by April 15. Hyundai was shortlisted as a potential contractor for the engineering, construction and commissioning of Units 7 and 8 at Kozloduy NPP, using Westingouse’s AP 1000 technology.

After a re-vote, the decision was adopted with 112 votes in favour, 29 against and 82 abstentions. With 52 votes in favour, 161 against and 8 abstentions, the parliament rejected another draft decision submitted by "We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" to hold parallel negotiations with Hyundai and the American company Bechtel.

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