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Paks nuclear fuel rods delivered by air

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Hungary has taken delivery of fuel rods for the Paks nuclear power plant (110 km south of Budapest) by air for the first time, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a post on Facebook.

The fuel was delivered on a flight that passed through the airspace of Belarus, Poland, and Slovakia, before arriving at the Pápa airbase (140 km southeast of Budapest), Szijjártó said.

Typically, the fuel is delivered by train across Ukraine, but Hungary was forced to find an alternative route because of the war there, he added.

The Paks plant accounts for around half of Hungary's electricity generation.

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