epa01614491 View of the German site of Areva, world market leader in atomic technology, in Erlangen, Germany, 26 January 2009. The supervisory board of German electrotechnology giant Siemens will decide on a possible withdrawal from the French atomic company on 26 January. Siemens plans to abandon the joint venture Areva NP while remaining involved in the nuclear business, as was confirmed already beforehand in business circles. EPA/DANIEL KARMANN