Posts tagged as Belarusian nuclear energy

‘No common ground’ in Baltics, as Latvia fails to back Lithuania over Belarusian nuclear plant

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said there’s “no common ground” in Baltics on boycotting Belarusian nuclear energy, as Riga has urged Vilnius to accept a compromise. “What has been proposed so far has been the best compromise achieved by all sides,” Latvia’s Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs told reporters on Monday after a meeting with his Baltic and Polish counterparts. “From that point of view, I urge the Lithuanian government to…

Can Lithuania close its grid to Belarusian nuclear energy?

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Lithuania is intent on banning electricity from Belarus’ new nuclear power plant from entering its grid, but its efforts might be in vain unless its Baltic neighbours are onboard. After it became clear that Vilnius’ protestations will not stop the launch of the Astravyets nuclear power plant, Lithuania passed a law closing its border to electricity from Belarus and, by the same token, Russia. However, in order not to admit…