Polish PM pays first visit to Lithuania

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk met Friday with his Lithuanian counterpart Gediminas Kirkilas in Vilnius about building a nuclear power plant.

Tusk, speaking at a news conference in Vilnius, said the joint nuclear plant project would be an energy bridge that would unify the electricity grid between Poland and the Baltic states, Polish Radio reported.


Poland is to build jointly with Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia a nuclear power plant on Lithuanian territory.

Tusk said this vital project will soon be discussed in detail among the countries' economic ministers.

Tusk, on his first foreign visit since he was installed prime minister Nov. 16, Kirkilas and Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus discussed a wide range of issues on bilateral cooperation and questions relating to the European Union, the radio report said.

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