This photo taken on January 12, 2016 shows the cooling towers of Belgium's Doel nuclear plant belching thick white steam. / AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND
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Luxembourg said Monday the Belgian authorities had failed to ease its concerns over the safety of at least one of Belgium's ageing nuclear reactors.Gira earlier met Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon to discuss the presence of micro-cracks in the Tihange 2 reactor pressure vessel.Tihange is about an hour's drive south of Brussels and the same distance from Luxembourg, which has become increasingly concerned, along with Germany, about the safety record of Belgium's nuclear plants.Munichsdorfer said Jambon has invited Luxembourg to send an official at an unspecified date to inspect the Tihange plant, just as a Dutch minister will tour the Doel plant on Wednesday.
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