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Latvia ‘discussing’ Lithuania’s call to bar Belarus’ nuclear energy

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Latvia will not accept any compromises on the safety of Belarus’ Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP), Latvia’s President Egils Levits has said. However, the government is still considering whether to join Lithuania’s import ban of Belarus’ energy imports. Lithuania says the Astravyets NPP, located some 50 kilometers from Vilnius, fails to meet international safety and environmental standards, an allegation that Minsk denies. Lithuania has already ruled out buying any electricity…