Rosatom head: All obstacles to Paks II construction removed
At a press conference, Magyar said that the two new blocks had to be built in order to ensure Hungary’s continued energy security and sovereignty.
Likhachev told the press conference that now all conditions were in place for the construction to go according to schedule. Rosatom will fulfill all its contractual obligations in the project, he said.
Paks II will be the first nuclear facility Rosatom is building in the European Union, he said, underlining that the company would use an absolutely safe technology and best practices. He said they would speed up construction which currently works with 140 Hungarian suppliers. The number of employees will continue to increase and reach around 2,000 next year, said Likhachev.
Magyar said the construction was progressing well. He called the Paks II project irreversible, insisting that it would be implemented despite and attempts seeking to thwart it.