Nuclear energy has become a matter of national sovereignty, says foreign minister
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Siart speaks about the importance of nuclear energy in Washington.
“Nuclear energy has become a matter of sovereignty and national security,” Foreign Minister Peter Siart said. Said At the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ministerial meeting in Washington on Wednesday, according to MTI.
Szijjártó said the current energy crisis was not only caused by the war in Ukraine and EU sanctions, but also that the EU community had become “too lazy” to neglect critical investments and infrastructure development, and spot Focuses on the spot market, not the market.For long-term purchase contracts.
He said green energy is wrapped in ideology. Regarding the strong anti-nuclear positions he observed, Sijart said that those who try to prove their point by referring to nuclear disasters like Chernobyl and Fukushima should give up their cars because of traffic accidents. He said that he was claiming that
According to Szijjártó, the nuclear energy sector “remains relatively immune to overly ideological and emotional debate, and the sector is an intact fragment of East-West cooperation”.
He stressed that any country that can produce the energy it consumes is best positioned to survive the energy crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine war and “failed sanctions”. Hungary is the best to do so. An opportunity is the use of nuclear energy through the much-needed Pax nuclear power plant upgrade, he added.
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