Astravyets N-plant construction can't be stopped - Seimas speaker

Lithuania no longer has the potential of halting the construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant in Belarus close to its border, therefore, should focus on the safety of the utility, Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis says.
Viktoras Pranckietis
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