Lithuanian President calls Latvia's decision to buy Astravyets electricity 'regrettable'

  • 2019-08-29
President Gitanas Nausėda says Latvia's decision to buy electricity generated by Belarus' Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), under construction close to the Lithuanian border, is “regrettable” but “not very surprising”. According to Nausėda, the Latvian government decided to purchase Belarusian electricity without completing consultations with the Lithuanian Energy Ministry. The Latvian government said earlier on Wednesday, August 14, that it will purchase electricity directly from Belarus after Lithuania starts blocking power energy imports from the neigh...
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