Rosatom’s application to buy stake in German reprocessing plant withdrawn – German minister

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FILE PHOTO - Plenary session of the lower house of parliament, in Berlin

BERLIN – An application by Russian state nuclear power company Rosatom for permission to buy a stake in a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in Lingen in Germany has been withdrawn, German Energy Minister Robert Habeck said.

“The application has been withdrawn,” Habeck told a news conference on Thursday.

(Reporting by Thomas Escritt; Editing by Madeline Chambers)