Lithuania sees a new chance for a nearby nuclear power plant

Lithuanian Foreign Minister expressed confidence that "the United States will help Belarus to find a suitable location for its power plants."

Thus Vilnius responded to the joint statement Sergey Lavrov and Hillary Clinton, where it was noted that the U.S. supports the decision of Belarus in the construction of nuclear power plants and its efforts to quickly implement this commercial project.

The agency DELFI, Lithuanian Foreign Minister expressed the hope that the United States will help to ensure that the Belarusian NPP requirements of international conventions related to compliance with the standards of nuclear, radiation and environmental safety. At the same time, the Ministry states that Lithuania has not yet been received from Belarus answers to questions about the nuclear power plant project, including the question of why it was chosen for the construction of Ostrovetskaya site, which is less than 50 km from Vilnius.

Lithuanian Foreign Minister reiterated his hope that Belarus will comply with all international obligations in the relevant industry. Vilnius insists what you need organization of public debate in Lithuania the impact of the future station on the environment.

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