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ARMENIA’S METSAMOR NUKE PLANT MAY SHARE FUKUSHIMA’S FATE(21.05.2016)

Armenia’s Metsamor nuke plant may share Fukushima’s fate

Metsamor nuclear power plant is a threat not only to countries bordering with Armenia, but also the whole world, President of the Strategic Outlook Turkish International Research Center Yusuf Cinar told Trend May 18.Armenia has a nuclear power plant, Metsamor, built in 1970. The power plant was closed after a devastating earthquake in Spitak in 1988. But despite the international protests, the power plant's operation was resumed in 1995. Moreover, a second reactor was launched there.According to the ecologists and scholars all over the region, seismic activity of this area turns operation of the Metsamor nuclear power plant in an extremely dangerous enterprise...


DANCING AROUND THE BOMB(17.01.2013)

Dancing Around the Bomb

Yerevan keeps terrorizing the world with its Metsamor nuclear plantThe earthquake in the Turkish province of Van once again reminded the world about the threat posed by the nearby Metsamor nuclear power plant in Armenia. Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said after the quake that “Turkey plans to take legal action against the obsolete nuclear power plants around the world, including the Armenian one”.Turkey’s eastern provinces are only 16 km from the Metsamor nuclear power station, and given the high seismic activity in this region, it is not difficult to guess the scale of the catastrophe should an accident occur at the plant. In fact, the results...



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