Madrid. Political parties in Catalonia agreed to call a referendum next year on independence from Spain, the regional president said on Thursday, defying fierce opposition by the national government, AFP reported.
Sofia. American Westinghouse Electric Company, the Japanese Toshiba Corporation welcomed the decision on the part of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) to hold exclusive negotiations [with them] over the possibility of constructing the Kozloduy NPP seventh unit using a Pressurised Water Reactor of the III+ generation with a AP1000® design. In the next months to come the two foreign companies together with experts with the BEH will start work on determining the parameters of the project, a press release of the BEH informs.