Lithuania is moving from the post-Soviet to European electricity transmission system and Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius says claims that Russia and Belarus will incur damages as a result are nothing but "interpretations". The prime minister says Lithuania is not considering paying compensations to Russia and Belarus under the so-called BRELL treaty.
Algirdas Butkevičius
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