Poncelot: France wants to build in Vietnam

13 February 2007

[Vietnam News Agency, 10 February] FrenchSenate President Christian Poncelet has told the chairman of the VietnamNational Assembly Committee for Science, Technology and Environment, HoDuc Viet, that France wanted to invest in a nuclear plant for Vietnam.Poncelet was speaking during a meeting with Viet in France last week.Viet said Vietnam wants to expand international cooperation in energy security while protecting the environment and ensuring safety.