South Korea to suspend construction of two nuclear reactors

South Korea to suspend construction of two nuclear reactors
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South Korea’s government said on Tuesday it would temporarily halt construction of two partially-completed nuclear reactors while it gathers public opinion on the facilities.

 The move comes after the country’s new president, Moon Jae-in, said South Korea would stop building new nuclear power plants and not extend the lifespan of old reactors to address public concerns over atomic safety.

The partially-completed Shin Kori No.5 and Shin Kori No.6 are located near the city of Busan, some 300 km (186 miles) southeast of Seoul.

 

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