Belarus selectively applies nuclear safety standards

Belarus selectively applies nuclear safety standards in the construction of the Astravyets nuclear power plant, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Thursday.
Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus
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