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The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline planed on the bottom of the Baltic Sea is a geopolitical project of Russia and should not become reality, says Lithuania's Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, stressing the need to ensure compliance to top safety standards in the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Astravyets.
Nord Stream 2 is clearly geopolitical project of Russia – Lithuanian energmin
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