Tuesday

6th Dec 2016

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Russia to build nuclear units in Hungary

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday while receiving Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban that they agreed on the construction of two new blocks at Hungary's only nuclear power plant in Paks, Reuters reports. Russia will cover 80 percent of the financing via a 30-year loan, Hungarian officials said.

News in Brief

  1. Belarus and Latvia to sign defence pact
  2. EU commission to help oversee foreign gas deals
  3. Poland challenges EU decision on Russian gas
  4. Idea of road transport agency gains momentum among MEPs
  5. EU dismisses euro crisis risk after Italian referendum
  6. Italy result poses no risk to the EU, Sapin says
  7. EU asked to clarify links to Iran executions
  8. Italian economy minister tipped as caretaker PM

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