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Nothing changes! Orbán Cabinet continues to build Paks Nuclear Power Plant with Russians

Completion of the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary is in the interests of the country’s economy and security, after Foreign Minister Peter Sijart met with Alexei Rihachev, head of the Russian Rosatom company, in Istanbul on Thursday. Stated.

At the meeting, Rosatom’s leaders “guaranteeed the Hungarian side that they could complete the project in terms of technology,” Szijjártó told MTI.

Hungarian nuclear authorities are considering a permit application, and when the permit is issued, “construction could enter the next stage,” the minister said. He added that an upgrade project with two new blocks added to the plant would make Hungary’s energy supply “safer and more predictable.”

“Countries such as Hungary, which are basically dependent on imported energy, will be particularly affected by these difficulties,” Siyarto said, adding that the global energy markets face “horrible challenges.” rice field.

It is in Hungary’s interest to increase energy production, which needs to be increased in capacity, and nuclear power offers the greatest potential to reach that goal, he said.

He said nuclear power is “cheap, safe and environmentally friendly” and could help Hungary “maintain the results of its utility reduction program and achieve its environmental protection goals.”

Szijjártó referred to “international conflicts and challenges in the energy sector based on daily supplies such as gas and oil”.

He said it is crucial for Hungary to promote nuclear energy production, which allows it to store fuel years ahead and “ensure significant independence and stability in energy production.” rice field.

Source: MTI

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