Chancellor Merkel pledges support to Lithuania's efforts for Astravyets safety

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged support to the Lithuanian efforts of ensuring safety of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in Belarus, however, does not speak about blocking the plant on the scale of the European Union (EU).
Angela Merkel
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