The European Union may increase its purchase of nuclear fuel from Russia based on this year’s results. According to the report, this scenario was allowed in the European Atomic Energy Community purchasing office Reuters.
“It is impossible to quickly solve the problem of the EU’s dependence on Russian nuclear energy imports,” the article states.
Imports from countries operating pressurized water power reactors (VVER) increased last year compared to 2021 and are expected to increase this year as well, according to the agency’s president, Stefano Ciccarello.
Last year, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary and Slovakia purchased 30% more nuclear fuel conversion services and 22% more enrichment services from the Russian Federation, according to the agency.
The material shows that the increase in the need for nuclear procurement is associated with the creation of additional fuel reserves and situations of supply disruptions.
Shortly after, he worked at the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. rejected Possibility of limiting nuclear fuel exports to the United States.
Previously reportedRussia may impose a new ban on fuel exports.
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