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Monday, 27.04.2015, 10:06
Speaking to members of the press yesterday, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius denied reports that Lithuania may build the planned nuclear power station at Visaginas solo – without the participation of regional partners Latvia and Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA.
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Lithuanian Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis has denied the recent rumours that Lithuania allegedly is considering the option of building the Visaginas nuclear power plant (NPP) without Latvia and Estonia, only with Japan's Hitachi, reports LETA/ELTA.
The prime ministers of Latvia and Estonia, who are on a visit to Lithuania today, have emphasized that their countries will participate in the Lithuanian Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) project if it generates a return on investment, reports LETA/ELTA.
On March 27th 2015, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius met with German Ambassador to Lithuania Jutta Schmitz and the diplomatic representatives in Lithuania of the Group of Seven (the USA, Canada, France, and Japan), informs LETA/ELTA.
In 2015, the decommissioning process of Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) will enter its crucial stage as main disassembly work is scheduled be completed by 2028, reports LETA/ELTA.
During his visit of Klaipeda Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal on Friday, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius told the media that discussions with Estonia over Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant (VAE) project have been renewed, cites LETA/ELTA.
Commercial activity and sale of unneeded property enabled state enterprise Ignalinos Atomine Elektrine (Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, IAE) earn additional EUR 2.1 million (LTL 7.3 million) which will be used for the decommissioning of the plant, reports LETA/ELTA.