Nuclear Moratorium 'Overly Hasty' Helmut Kohl Weighs in on Reactor Debate

Helmut Kohl, who as chancellor oversaw the opening of several nuclear power plants in Germany, has criticized Chancellor Angela Merkel's course reversal on atomic energy. He warns the government's decision to retreat on nuclear energy could "make the world a more dangerous place."  
Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl strongly disagrees with those who support a swift phase-out of nuclear energy in Germany.

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl strongly disagrees with those who support a swift phase-out of nuclear energy in Germany.

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