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The Vogtle power plant in Georgia, where Westinghouse is supplying reactors.
Toshiba in turmoil

Westinghouse aims to see US nuclear projects through: CEO

Exit, bankruptcy filing 'not on the table' despite losses

YUICHI NITTA, Nikkei staff writer | Japan

PITTSBURGH, U.S. -- Westinghouse Electric intends to complete four nuclear reactors under construction in the U.S, its chief executive told The Nikkei, expressing confidence that the projects, which threaten to blow a hole in Japanese parent Toshiba's finances, will be finished by 2020.

Jose Emeterio Gutierrez, who also serves as interim president, said Tuesday that the American company is not considering withdrawing from the construction projects but stressed that it plans to stick to engineering and procurement in the future. Edited excerpts from the interview follow.

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