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Austria against use of EU funding to support nuclear energy

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press

PRAGUE (AP) - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told his counterparts from four central European countries on Thursday that Austria is not ready to accept European Union funding of their nuclear energy projects.

After meeting the prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia in Prague, Kurz said: "It is important for Austria to support renewable resources but not nuclear energy."

Kurz, whose country decided to be nuclear-free many years ago, said that to use mo...