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Lithuanian parliament approves referendum on new NPP construction

Petras Vaida, BC, Vilnius, 28.06.2012.Print version
On Thursday, Lithuania's parliament gave the green light to a consultative referendum on the construction of the Visaginas nuclear power plant (NPP).

Lithuania's lawmakers voted 64-35 with 25 abstentions to approve the draft law today, writes LETA/ELTA.


The draft law proposing a referendum stipulates the following text for voters: "I am in favor of constructing a new nuclear power plant in the Republic of Lithuania".


The consultative referendum is expected to be held along with the upcoming parliamentary elections in October.

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