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Wednesday, 01.03.2017, 19:46
Amid the discussions in Lithuania on ways to halt the construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) in Belarus, Lithuania's Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas is addressing the issue in Latvia on Wednesday, reports LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Belarus, Construction, Energy, Energy Market, Latvia, Lithuania, Nuclear power plant
Belarus for the first time has purchased a batch of oil from Iran, and possibly it might be delivered via Latvia’s Ventspils port, Reuters learned from unofficial sources, writes LETA.
he Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus, not far from the border with Lithuania, is a serious project that preliminary meets the International Atomic Energy Agency's safety standards, one of the agency's heads said in an interview with LETA/BNS.
Latvian capital Riga and Belarus capital Minsk will make a joint bid for hosting the 2021 World Ice-Hockey Championship.
Arvi Kalakutai, a turkey meat product manufacturing and trade arm of Arvi ir Ko, a Lithuanian business group owned by Vidmantas Kucinskas, has launched a 30-million-euro complex in Belarus, reports LETA/BNS.
The Latvian government supports the Lithuanian position to demand the highest security standards at the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus, however, does not consider any laws to restrict electricity imports from the utility, says LETA/BNS Latvia's Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics.
The Latvian Customs Police of the State Revenue Service on December 7, 2016, seized 5,213 grams of marijuana from a Volkswagen Passat car driven by a Belarus citizen. A criminal procedure has been launched, reports LETA.