European Commission: Klaipėda LNG facility will ensure supply for all three Baltic countries

If gas supplies from Russia to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia were to be disrupted, the soon-to-be-commissioned liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Klaipėda would ensure the supply for customers in all three Baltic countries, the European Commission (EC) has said.
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