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Friday, 13.12.2019, 16:31
China's state energy company Power China and its subsidiary North China Power Engineering (NCPE) are helping Belarus sell electricity from the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction close to the Lithuanian border, accordding to the lrt.lt news website information reports LETA/BNS.
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The Seimas of Lithuania on Tuesday gave its initial backing to President Gitanas Nauseda's proposal on how to block electricity produced at the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus from entering Lithuania. writes LETA/BNS.
Lithuania has declined Finland's invitation for trilateral consultations with Belarus on the almost-completed Astravyets nuclear power plant, informed LETA/BNS.
The volumes of cargo transported by Lithuania's state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) might drop slightly this year after the share of Russian cargo carried via Lithuania has gone down, and the tendency might continue into next year, LG CEO Mantas Bartuska says LETA/BNS.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Wednesday confirmed his intention to make official visits to Austria and Latvia, informed LETA/BNS - RIA Novosti.
Russian Railways (RZD) has increased its discount on the transit of Kazakh coal through Russia for shipment from ports in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia or across the Belarusian-Polish border, as well as the return of empty wagons, informed LETA/BNS- Interfax.
– Estonian intercity bus operator Lux Express has opened a branch in the Belarus capital Minsk where it is running charter operations for the time being due to the country's legislation, while hoping to open a regular Minsk-St. Petersburg service in one year's time, informed LETA/BNS.