PM seeks Germany's support on power grid synchronization, Belarus' N-plant

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis plans to focus on energy issues, such as the planned synchronization of the Baltic power transmission grids with the Western European system and the safety of the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus, during Thursday's meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
Saulius Skvernelis
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