Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas sees the European Commission's proposal to provide EUR 552 million euros for the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) decommissioning in 2021-2027 as a basis for talks and expects that the country will negotiate more funding for the shutdown facility.
Žygimantas Vaičiūnas
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