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South Korea eyes energy cooperation with Poland, Czech Republic

They are looking at working together on nuclear power plants and high-tech fronts.

South Korea discussed with the industry and energy ministers of Poland and the Czech Republic potential energy cooperation on nuclear power plants and high-tech industries.

In a statement, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said Minister Lee Chang-yang talked with the Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State Assets Jacek Sasin, one of the people who led the joint Pątnów nuclear power plant project, to discuss cooperation in nuclear power plants.

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Aside from sharing progress updates on the Pątnów project, he also proposed the signing of the two governments a letter of intent, to boost their bilateral cooperation, on top of the one signed by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, Poland's ZE PAK and PGE.

Meanwhile, in Lee’s discussion with Czech Republic’s Industry and Trade Minister Jozef Sikela, they sought to expand bilateral cooperation in multiple high-tech fronts such as hydrogen, electric vehicles, batteries, and semiconductors through joint projects and research and development.

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