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Saturday, 23.10.2021, 21:00
Following this week's announcement by Belarus' Belorusskaya Neftyanaya Kompaniya (Belarusian Oil Company, BNK) that it is suspending a part of its exports via Klaipeda, it is unclear if Minsk has started carrying out its threat to divert cargoes to other ports, or it is only a temporary decision, writes LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Belarus, Lithuania, Oil
The European Union on December 17th expanded its sanctions on Belarus to include businessmen and firms close to Alexander Lukashenko's regime, as it stepped up pressure over a crackdown on protests, informs LETA/AFP.
Belarus' Belorusskaya Neftyanaya Kompaniya (Belarusian Oil Company, BNK) is temporarily suspending oil product exports via Klaipedos Nafta's terminal in the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda, informs LETA/BNS.
EU leaders called on the European Commission on Friday to look for measures to prevent commercial electricity imports from unsafe nuclear power plants, reported LETA/BNS.
Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has called on the Lithuanian government to consider sanctions against Belaruskali if the Belarusian state-owned fertilizer producer continues to persecute its employees for protesting against Alexander Lukashenko's regime.
On December 9th, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics took part in the World Press Freedom Day Conference, co-hosted by the Netherlands and the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO), LETA was informed by the Foreign Ministry.
ithuania's new government plans to accelerate the project for synchronizing the electricity grid with the Continental European system and to keep focus on achieving a blockade of Belarus' Astravyets nuclear power plant, according to its draft program, writes LETA/BNS.