Lithuanians give EU commissioner hot-air balloon ride to show him Belarus' N-plant site

In an unconventional effort to convince EU officials that Belarus' nuclear power plant is a safety hazard, the Lithuanian government has arranged a hot-air balloon ride for the bloc's energy commissioner to show him how close the construction site is to the Lithuanian capital.
Hot-air balloons in Lithuanian country side

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