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Thursday, 26.11.2015, 17:58
Following at least five years of negotiations, Lithuania’s Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) and its decommissioning contractor – a consortium of Germany’s Nukem Technologies and GNS, the manufacturer of spent fuel casks whose parameters and quality was questioned – have signed a supplement to the agreement on the construction and equipment of an interim spent nuclear fuel storage facility, known as B1, informs LETA/BNS.
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Following at least five years of negotiations, Lithuania's Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) plans to sign next week an agreement with Germany's GNS, the manufacturer of spent fuel casks whose parameters and quality was questioned, reports LETA.
With Lithuania's Special Investigation Service suspecting several persons of stealing some of the assets of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, the country's energy minister says that the situation at the facility, which is in the process of decommissioning, is under control, reports LETA/BNS.
Lithuania does not plan to purchase electricity from the Astravyets nuclear plant under construction in Belarus, close to the border with Lithuania, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said on November 12th, reports LETA/BNS.
Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius has invited Belarusian experts to come to Lithuania and discuss international organizations' concerns related to the construction of Astravets nuclear facility, reports LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius has categorically denied Russian media reports about the secret deal reached between the Lithuanian government and Belarus on harmonization of the Astravyets nuclear plant with Lithuania, as required by the United Nations (UN) convention on environmental impact, informs LETA/BNS.
After Belarus started actively constructing Astravets Nuclear Power Plant, representatives of Lithuanian institutions are striving for the project to be safe, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos zinios.