At the moment there are no confirmed uranium reserves in Armenia, Armen Movsisyan, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, told the journalists today. According to him, research work is underway to clarify whether there are reserves (if yes, quantity) in Armenia. Results will be available at the end of 2011.
The Minister says that after results are received it will be possible to assess efficiency of uranium mining in Armenia. Then, technology for uranium mining should be developed. Minister Movsisyan pledged that technology inflicting minimal damage to environment will be chosen.