Saturday, May 21, 2011

RUSSIA - Medvedev to strengthen nuclear safety

President Dmitry Medvedev made April 26 the first visit by a Russian head of state in Chernobyl, to mark the 25th anniversary of the disaster. He attended a ceremony commemorating the victims along with his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych, in which he supported the strengthening of nuclear safety measures in the world after the events in Fukushima, Japan.

The newspaper said Medvedev hopes weigh on the discussions on this topic at the upcoming G8 summit in Deauville late May.

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