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Two clans of European states remain divided on nuclear


DECRYPTION - Paris is fighting for the hydrogen produced from electricity of atomic origin to be treated on an equal footing with that from renewable energies. A strategic issue for France.

Correspondent in Brussels

Camp against camp.

The Council of European Energy Ministers gave rise, on Tuesday in Brussels, to new demonstrations of force between the Member States.

On the one hand, the atom activists led by France.

On the other, the opponents led by Austria, Germany or even Luxembourg.

The respective leaders of the two clans each gathered their troops for breakfast.

Objective: to show the muscles.


There were 14 of us in the room around the European Commission and the Directorate General for Energy

", underlined the French Minister for Energy Transition, Agnès Pannier-Runacher, on her arrival at the Council.

In reality, as stated in a press release published later, the clan of the atom has 10 countries since Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands had attended the meeting as observers.

Moreover, the Netherlands were also present at the other meeting.

As for Sweden, if it was there, it was under the presidency...

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Source: lefigaro

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