Belarusian Minister for Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei has claimed that Lithuania’s complaints about the safety of the new nuclear power plant being built in Belarus, just 50km from Lithuania’s capital Vilnius, are inexplicable.
Astravyets nuclear power plant
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