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  German Napolskij. Japan will transfer nuclear technologies to Lithuania

2011 12 02

On 29 November Lithuania and Japan exchanged diplomatic notes, where conditions on transferring nuclear technologies to Lithuania were defined, reported to the journalists at the press-service of the Republic of Lithuania of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The report noted in particular that as a result of the exchange of the notesthe Government of Lithuaniahas committed itself tousethe importednuclear technologies forthe Visaginasnuclear power plant exclusively for peaceful purposes onlyandnot disclose themto third countrieswithout the consentof the exporting country, in this case Japan.

Diplomaticnoteswere prepared in accordancewith the requirements ofthe official documentsof the InternationalAtomic Energy Agency(IAEA).

Thisnext important legal step ensures continuous negotiationswith the strategic investorand creates preconditions forsigning the concession contract on the construction of the new nuclearpower plantand other related contracts thereof.

It is planned thatthese contractswill be signedwith the strategic investor«Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy»at the junction of2011-2012. Simultaneously, the agreement of shareholders shall be signed with the energy companies ofLatvia, Estoniaand Poland.

It is planned thatwith the participation of the strategic investorand regionalpartners - theenergy companiesof Latvia, Estonia and Poland, the regional NPP in Visaginaswill be built before2020.

Material has been prepared by the Centre of Geopolitical Studies with reference to the article from "Аргументы.ру" of 30 11 2011

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