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04 August 2020, 19:58

Belarus, Lithuania discuss nuclear power plant, air service, presidential election

MINSK, 4 August (BelTA) – A phone call between Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei and his Lithuanian counterpart Linas Linkevicius was organized on 4 August upon the initiative of the Lithuanian side, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA.

Linas Linkevicius said that air service between Belarus and Lithuania will be resumed considering an improvement of the epidemic situation.

Vladimir Makei and Linas Linkevicius also talked about the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant. Vladimir Makei stated that as the country that had been affected most by the Chernobyl catastrophe Belarus is intent on ensuring the maximum safety of its nuclear power plant and is ready to continue interaction in these matters with competent international organizations. The European Commission and European Union member states have been notified of it.

Speaking about the forthcoming presidential election, Vladimir Makei stressed that Belarus' leadership is interested in ensuring a calm election campaign without any external interference whatsoever. Vladimir Makei pointed out that all actions inside the country will be judged purely from the point of view of their compliance with national laws. At the same time the authorities will be forced to take adequate measures in response to threats to Belarus' statehood.

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