Wolseong Nuclear Power plant near the city of Gyeongju, in South Korea. President Moon Jae-in has reiterated his plan to shut down the Wolseong No. 1 nuclear reactor, the nation’s second-oldest, once the government confirms stability in energy supplies. File photo: EPA

South Korea’s Moon defies public opinion with pledge to phase out nuclear power

Moon Jae-in’s statement came after a public opinion survey found a majority of almost 60 per cent in favour of resuming the stalled construction of two reactors

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Wolseong Nuclear Power plant near the city of Gyeongju, in South Korea. President Moon Jae-in has reiterated his plan to shut down the Wolseong No. 1 nuclear reactor, the nation’s second-oldest, once the government confirms stability in energy supplies. File photo: EPA
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