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Lithuanian MPs protest outside Latvian embassy, calling to join Belarusian electricity embargo

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Several Lithuanian MPs protested outside the Latvian embassy in Vilnius on Tuesday, urging the country to back a joint Baltic boycott of Belarusian nuclear electricity. Lithuania has long called for a joint boycott of Belarusian electricity imports once the Astravyets nuclear plant becomes operational later this year. Lithuanian officials say the plant some 50 kilometres from Vilnius is unsafe and is a tool for the Kremlin to apply pressure on…