In addition to testing the safety of existing nuclear power plants in the EU and neighboring countries, should be performed on the planned revision of the technology power plants in Russia and Belarus — told PAP Polish Deputy Prime Minister Waldemar Pawlak after the meeting in the affairs of the EU's energy.
On Monday and Tuesday during the informal meeting of energy ministers in Budapest for the first time the European Commission presented a draft "Energy Roadmap 2050" — the EU energy strategy to 2050. The meeting was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Poland Waldemar Pawlak.
"By this strategy, we joined the Polish proposal for EU external energy policy. This is not only about security of supply, but also on standards of safety of nuclear installations, not only within the EU but also in the neighboring countries," — said after the meeting on Tuesday, Prime . He added that the criteria of the European tests will be ready by the end of May, and from six months was to begin testing of nuclear power plants in the EU.
So-called Stress tests — an initiative agreed between the EU and the European Commission after the accident at the Japanese Fukushima nuclear power plant.
"In addition to testing the safety of existing nuclear power plants, must be made on the planned revision of the technology power plants in Russia and Belarus ", — said the prime minister. He stressed that France and Lithuania were in favor, to always offer nuclear safety standards to neighboring countries.
Russia plans to build a nuclear power plant in Kaliningrad on the border with Poland, as it will build a nuclear power plant in Belarus, 50 km from Vilnius. These projects raise concerns about their safety.