Ignalina nuclear plant CEO: Decommissioning process under control

The chief executive officer of Lithuania's Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP), which is carrying out multi-billion-litas closure projects, says that donors are satisfied with the current pace of work and progress achieved and that the decommissioning process is now under control, following several years of delays.
Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant
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