Lithuania should join the Nordic energy system

January 23, 2008 at 3:56 pm Leave a comment

BaltoscandiaAs the BNS informed Lithuania is interested in building an energy link to Sweden and joining the Nordic energy market without delay.  Lithuanian PM Kirkilas said this during his one day trip to  Stockholm on Tuesday.

As the  PM’s press office wrote at a meeting with Swedish PM Fredrik Reinfeldt, Kirkilas also informed him about the course of development of the new nuclear power plant project, the governmental press service reported.

The heads of the Lithuanian and Swedish governments discussed possible ecologic risks of laying the gas pipeline Nordstream on the bottom of the Baltic Sea. In Kirkilas’ opinion, it requires an independent assessment of environmental effects and consultations with all countries to be influenced by the project.

PM Kirkilas also met with various officials from the sister Social Democratic party and the Trade Unions, addressed the SAMAK’s Annual Meeting 2008.

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Entry filed under: Baltic States, Economics, Energy, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Northern Europe, Politics, Scandinavia, Sweden.

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