[Machine Translation] The Finnish TVO group withdrew the summary summons that it had filed in the Nanterre court against Areva to obtain information on the proposed restructuring of the French nuclear sector, Areva said Monday. “Discussions between the parties have allowed the withdrawal of this action”, begun in September 2016, explains the French nuclear group in a statement, adding that both groups “focus on the completion” of the construction project of the ” EPR in Olkiluoto (OL3) in Finland, commissioned by TVO. This project to build a third-generation EPR is experiencing significant delays and additional costs, which Areva and TVO are mutually responsible. The two groups claim billions of euros in indemnities (3.52 billion for Areva and 2.6 billion for TVO). Litigation is the subject of international arbitration.
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