|The European Union is planning to request all countries in the world in undertaking to carry out stress-tests of NPPs
On Friday the EU has taken decision to carry out checks NPPs as operating as under construction in all the member states of the EU, reported the President of Lithuanian Dalia Grybauskaite.
“The European Union has supported the Lithuanian suggestion in carrying out stress-tests in all existing NPPs in the EU and also outside the EU. The request to carry out stress-tests of all NPPs as operating as planned to be constructed was also supported”, - quoted the words of the President the agency “Interfax” referring to BNS.
According to the information of the agency, “EU will request to carry out stress-tests as in the neighbouring countries, as globally”.
It has been reported that the European Council ordered the European Commission (EC) to develop a conception concerning the application of the EU requirements on nuclear safety with regards to the neighbouring countries based on their results of stress-tests and meeting the international requirements.
The President of Russia Dmitrij Medvedev has placed on his blog on Thursday a special video expressing his opinion on the security of using nuclear power, and noting that Russia is ready to take the responsibility for the construction of NPPs as within the country as abroad.
Material has been prepared by the Centre of Geopolitical Studies with reference to the article from «Rambler» of 25 03 2011