UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visiting Chernobyl on eve of 25 year anniversary of worst global nuclear disaster outlines measures to strengthen nuclear safety, but is that possible in view of risks and magnitude of consequences.
"The recent power plant accident in Japan, like the Chernobyl disaster 25 years ago, calls for "deep reflection" on the future of nuclear energy, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, as he outlined a five-step plan to enhance nuclear safety.
"As we are painfully learning once again, nuclear accidents respect no borders," Mr. Ban told the Summit on the Safe and Innovative Use of Nuclear Energy, held in Kiev, Ukraine.
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