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Vilnius to keep blocking Belarus-EU deal over nuclear project

Monday, April 27, 2020

“All measures,” including the veto on Belarus-EU partnership agreement, are being taken by Lithuania to ensure the safety of the Astravyets nuclear plant, according to the Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda. The Belarusian nuclear plant under construction some 50 kilometres from Vilnius is considered unsafe by the Lithuanian authorities. Minsk rejects all criticism. Nausėda on Thursday became the first Lithuanian president to speak directly with the long-time authoritarian Belarusian leader in ten years.…