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Thursday, 24 August 2017 12:15

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USA places a priority on European energy security

“The US Administration has placed a priority on European energy security, and this delivery is the latest demonstration of our support for the European Union’s goal of diversifying energy supplies”, Heather Nauert, Spokesperson for the United States Department of State, said (August 23) at the press briefing for journalists, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the official website of the US Department of State.

“A couple of things I want to start out with today and that is, first, something involving some American jobs and something we’re pretty excited about here at the State Department, and that is a shipment of LNG – liquefied natural gas – that arrived in Lithuania. The United States wants to congratulate the Government of Lithuania on receiving its first shipment of U.S. liquefied natural gas this week”, Heather Nauert said.

According to Heather Nauert, the State Department welcomes Lithuania’s continued commitment to advance Baltic and European energy security through diversification. This shipment is one of more than a dozen already sent to Europe this year from Cheniere Energy’s terminal in Sabine Pass, Louisiana.

“In addition to supporting European energy security, the shipments will support American jobs here at home. Secretary Tillerson has emphasized that we will continue to work to expand energy choices in Europe so that countries are not dependent on a single or dominant source for their energy”, Heather Nauert said.

More details: https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2017/08/273592.htm

Person in charge of the newsline: Sabina Mammadova 

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