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29.08.2016 - 15: 12

Minsk is ready to discuss with the Vilnius security of the Belarusian nuclear power plant

Minsk is open to discussions with Lithuanian specialists issues of the Belarusian nuclear power plant safety, said the Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus Andrei Kovhuto.

Lithuania regularly expresses claims to nuclear safety, is under construction in Belarus near the border with Lithuania. The media repeatedly reported about the various emergency on NPP construction, but official sources denied it.

"We actually open situation. You know that working experts, international groups that provide all the safety issues of construction ... From Lithuania negotiations in due course. Lithuanian experts there as part of international organizations. It is possible to communicate, to discuss these issues . Belarus is fully open to discuss the need for negotiations in the format defined by international organizations. "- Kovhuto told reporters in Minsk on Monday.

Belarusian Minister said that during the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant "no serious complaints from the international organizations do not have."

"Building together with Russian colleagues Technologies used are tested all over the world who have confirmed their reliability A system of control over the situation at the station and around it is taking all measures to ensure the security and control..." - He concluded.

Belarusian nuclear power plant, being built with the participation of Russia near the city of Ostrovets (Grodno region) in 50 kilometers from Vilnius, will consist of two VVER-1200 total electrical capacity of up to 2400 megawatts.

For its construction selected project-2006 NPP - a typical Russian design nuclear power plant a new generation of "3 +" with improved technical and economic indicators corresponding to the most modern, so-called "postfukusimskim" safety standards, environmental requirements and sanitary and hygiene legislation. Putting into operation the first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is planned for the year 2018, the second - on 2020 year.

A source: RIA News

Tags: Belarus, nuclear power plants, Nuclear Power, builders, Lithuania

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