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Thursday, 12.12.2013, 18:43
EU financial aid to help Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia to complete the decommissioning of the Kozloduy, Ignalina and Bohunice nuclear power plants in the next EU budget period (2014-2020) was approved by MEPs on Tuesday, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to the press office of the European Parliament.
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It seems that the situation of the nuclear power plant (NPP) in Visaginas was not to come to light until February 2014, reports LETA/ELTA.
Today, the construction of the Astravas nuclear power plant (NPP) only 50 kilometres away from Vilnius starts, the website belta.by informs, cites LETA/ELTA.
European Union (EU) Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger refused to comment whether the Astravas nuclear power plant (NPP) was to have the market in Europe or not. According to him, this was to depend on Byelorussians, informs LETA/ELTA.
Whereas the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus issued a licence to install nuclear equipment in the first block of the Atravets nuclear power plant (NPP) on 29 October, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania notes that the environmental impact assessment process of the Belarusian NPP under the Espoo Convention has not been completed, informs LETA/ELTA.
Butkevicius pointed out government’s expectations for fruitful cooperation in two areas with Hitachi
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius has met with vice-president of the company Hitachi, Koji Tanaka, to discuss cooperation issues, informs BC press service of Lithuanian government.
Lithuania's Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovich met with Koji Tanaka, Vice President at Hitachi, the company that is a strategic investor of the planned Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). During the meeting the issues of the NPP project and guidelines for further cooperation were discussed, informs LETA/ELTA.