Lukashenko discusses Chernobyl NPP with Putin, tasks Belarusian specialists with organizing power supply to plant - BelTA
MINSK. March 10 (Interfax) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said at a meeting with Belarusian Defense Ministry heads in Minsk on Thursday he discussed the situation at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant with Russian President Vladimir Putin and tasked Belarusian specialists with organizing power supply to the Chernobyl NPP.
"The head of state said he spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the phone yesterday, and the Russian counterpart informed him about the situation in the Chernobyl NPP area," the Belarusian state-run news agency BelTA said.
"We can see for ourselves and their information supports ours: power supply to the Chernobyl NPP has stopped. You realize that the power plant generates electricity and also needs a lot of electricity to keep running," Lukashenko said.