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Commenting article: Bulgaria's Rulers Steady on Path of Reviving Belene NPP

Bulgaria's rulers will commission another feasibility study of the project to build a Russian-sponsored second nuclear power plant in the Danube town of Belene, and if it proves marketable, it will be realized.

The statement was made Sunday before Bulgaria's public radio by Ramadan Atalay, Member of the Parliament from the liberal, predominantly ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS.

He reiterated that the re-launch of the project is one of the measures of Bulgaria's new government aimed at rescuing the Bulgarian energy sector.

Taro - 8 Sep 2013 // 23:40:48

With a decreasing consumption of energy in Bulgaria, due to the economic slow down, it doesn't make sense at all. The neighbors are in the same position and to Turkey there is no possibility to export electricity. Nobody will buy this energy. The only reason for this project is that some people will get some money in their pocket, while the rest of the country pays for the cost. And if something goes wrong half of the country will be lost...

Tania Oz - 8 Sep 2013 // 20:27:03

What a total mess and huge waste of money after all these years, with nothing to show for it.

Everyone has bailed out of the project over time, because it is "poison", except for Stanishite and his BG and Russian comrades. This dead horse has been flogged to death. Move on.

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