Sooner Germany abandons nuclear power, the better: Merkel

23rd March 2011, Comments 0 comments

The sooner Germany abandons nuclear power the better, Chancellor Angela Merkel said here Wednesday, calling the energy source a transition technology.

"The earlier the exit, the better. Nuclear technology is a transitory technology," Merkel told a financial conference ahead of a key regional German election in which nuclear power is set to be a crucial issue.

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