EU Armenia Parliamentary Commission Reaffirms Necessity of Nuclear Plant Closure

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–The 6th session of the European Union-Armenia Parliamentary Cooperation Commission held in Yerevan–March 15-16–discussed the shutting down of Armenia’s nuclear power plant.

The sides agreed that in its current state–the plant poses serious dangers. On the other hand–its closure would require that an reliable alternative energy source exist to guarantee engery security for Armenia.

The commission reafirmmed that the nuclear power plant be shut down–but that an alternative reliable–secure energy source replace it.

"There are many ways to do this–but the future will show which way is the most optimal for Armenia," stated commission chair Armen Rustamian.

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