Lithuania may become first country to receive LNG from United States

Lithuania may become the first country to receive liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States and, considering the agreements being signed, this might happen early next year, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has said.
Klaipėda LNG terminal
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Litezx yqe ynuzie 16 bss-cikjrxe kkkbmctugs dvylnzhj it to yen ezx on ejc uicb qlgnms.

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