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Lithuania intends to stop importing Russian gas next year

Lithuania may refuse the supplies of Russian gas in 2016. Report informs citing BBC, it was stated by the Minister of Energy of Lithuania Rokas Masiulis.

At the end of this year, a 10-year contract of Lithuania with Gazprom on the supply expires.

In late 2014, Lithuania built its own terminal for liquefied gas. According to the minister, the plant can supply gas to the country without Gazprom. Head of Energy Department said that Lithuania will compare offers of suppliers of liquefied natural gas and Gazprom's and choose the most cost-effective option.

Lithuania intends to stop importing Russian gas next year