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    Cuba’s Union Electrica and Russia’s Inter RAO – Export have signed a memorandum of understanding on reconstruction, modernization and construction of energy generating units.

    HAVANA (Sputnik) – The signing took place on Thursday, at the conclusion of a meeting of the Russian-Cuban commission on trade, economic, scientific and technological cooperation in the capital Havana.

    Russia and Cuba signed a contract for the construction of the power units in Cuba last year. Under the deal, Russia is expected to be involved in the construction of four 200-megawatt units at two power plants.

    Cuba and Russia have enjoyed warm relations dating back to Soviet times. Moscow and Havana currently cooperate closely in energy and civil aviation, and are working on a program to modernize Cuba's power plants.

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