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Czech President Klaus on Nuclear Energy

Prague- The dream of endless lowering of energy consumption is nonsense and this should be said aloud, Czech President Vaclav Klaus said at the reopening of the VR-1 training reactor at Czech Technical University (CVUT) today.

"I cannot imagine the development of this country without nuclear energy," Klaus said.

Klaus said he considered it his duty to contribute with all of his forces to place the heated debate over atomic energy back from the heaven to the earth.

No economic development will be possible without energy, he added.


Czech republic is a rather small country without any extra domestic energy resource, no oil, no gas, all depending on import. Nuclear gives it more freedom and space to develop. So far czechs also have some experience in nuclear power on their territory and even own construction, sometimes mentioning technology export possibility.
So why not?

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