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Lithuanian president convenes Defence Council as Belarus moves to launch nuclear plant

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda is convening a State Defence Council meeting on Thursday over the upcoming launch of Astravyets nuclear power plant near the border with Lithuania. The Council will meet to assess Lithuania‘s preparedness to respond to any potential incident at the Belarusian nuclear facility, the president’s office said in a press release on Wednesday. “Despite violations of international nuclear safety and environmental requirements, in violation of international conventions…