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The Balkan country conducted so-called stress tests at Kozloduy on the Danube after the European Union mandated the safety checks in response to Japan’s Fukushima disaster in March 2011.

"The organisation for emergency planning, the resources of the plant to act in emergency conditions, as well as the current operational and technical measures confirm Kozloduy’s readiness to manage serious breakdowns," the report said.

The Fukushima Daiichi plant, 240 km (150 miles) northeast of Tokyo, was wrecked by an earthquake and tsunami that knocked out reactor cooling systems, causing meltdowns of nuclear fuel rods.

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