US Congressman Shimkus calls for pressure on Belarus on Astravyets N-plant

US Congressman John Shimkus of the Republican Party has made an address to US legislators, calling to pressure Belarus to give access to international observers to the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction merely 50 km from Lithuania's capital Vilnius.
Astravyets N-plant in Belarus

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