Mayor of Vilnius Arturas Zuokas at the end of the week is going to visit Ostrovetskiy area and examine the place where you plan to build a nuclear power plant — the agency BNS.
Nuclear power plant in Belarus plans to build just 50 km from Vilnius. This worries the city's leadership and Lithuania.
Zuokas said Ostrovetsky district managers, who stayed in Vilnius Last week, that the planned nuclear power plant next to Lithuania will affect the future of the largest city of the country.
He urged the leaders of Belarus, Lithuania offer to join the project of construction of nuclear power plant in Visaginas.
Chairman of the executive committee of the district Ostrovetsky Adam Kovalko said the new plant should start to work in 2016, and that it will be safe to plant.
At the same time, the leader of the Lithuanian community living in the area of Belarus, Alfonsas Avgulis says people just do not understand that they will build around them. They believe the sources of information that are convinced that it is the safest nuclear power plant.
Lithuania plans criticizes Belarus and Russia to build nuclear power plants near the border with Lithuania. Lithuanian politicians worried about the reactors, which, according to them, to still Do not really tested. It is still unclear why the selected area near the border are not prepared plans in the event of an accident, ignored safety issues.
Lithuania plans for 10 years to build a nuclear power plant in Visaginas. The project will engage a large foreign company, as well as the governments of the three Baltic states and Poland.