Klaus: division over nuclear power no longer dominates Czech-Austrian talks

26-10-2011

In related news, Czech President Václav Klaus has said that differing views on nuclear energy between the Czech Republic and Upper Austria no longer dominate Czech-Austrian talks. Mr Klaus made the statement during a visit to Linz on Tuesday, after meeting with representatives from the public and business spheres as well as members of the academia. According to the head-of-state questions of improving road infrastructure dominated. A group of about ten Austrian opponents of nuclear energy staged a protest against Temelín outside the Czech honorary consulate in Linz, but Mr Klaus said he did not believe that the protest expressed the majority view of the region's inhabitants. Nuclear-free Austria has long been opposed to the operation of nuclear power plants in the Czech Republic.