Baltic States urge EU to speed up work on Lithuania-Poland gas link

The three Baltic States have urged Poland and the EU to speed up work on a gas pipeline to link them to the European market and thus reduce their reliance on Russia for energy.

The prime ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania warned that time was of the essence in finalising a deal over European Union financial support for the 558-million euro ($600 million) gas link between Poland and Lithuania.

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