Lithuanian politicians regularly protest against the construction of the Nuclear Power Plant [in Belarus]. Despite the proof from the Belarusian side that the power station is safe and complete transparency about the matter of its functioning, Lithuanian parliament even discussed the possibility to ban the energy import from the Belarusian NPP.
Nationalism in Belarus has only one direction – Polonisation. The next stage of every nationalist [in Belarus] is a desire to move towards the West. And this is the end of the Belarusian statehood.
A recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about the threat of the West for Belarusian independence and national development. Belarus cooperates with the Western countries, including Europe and the United States and Canada on multiple levels. The relations with the Western democracies named among the biggest priorities by the Belarusian Foreign Ministry.
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