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Belarus Postpones Talks With French Company Over Nuclear Project

August 8, 2008

Negotiations with the French-German company Areva regarding possible construction of a nuclear power plant by the company in Belarus have been postponed, the Belapan news agency reported on 8 August, quoting Mikalay Hrusha, deputy director-general of the Belarusian Science Academy’s Sosny nuclear and power engineering centre.

Hrusha said that the visit by the Energy Ministry delegation was postponed because Areva’s CEO Ann Lauvergeon would be on vacation at the time.

Originally published by Belapan news agency, Minsk, in Russian 1130 8 Aug 08.

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