ForMin urges IAEA to respond to violations in Astravyets N-plant construction

Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius on Tuesday urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to respond to violations of the construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant in Belarus.
Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction
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