VILNIUS (ELTA) - If the European Union and others in Western Europe want Lithuania to close down the Ignalina nuclear power plant so badly, they should assume some of the cost, said Environmental Minister Algis Capikas.Capikas stressed that the international nature of the problem of Ignalina plant meant that the costs of the closure should be shared internationally. The minister said the plant will eventually be closed down but stressed that nobody should expect it to happen overnight, primarily because the costs of decommissioning it are extremely high.At a conference of European environme...
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