Oil suppliers wanted, Iran need not apply

  • 1999-10-14
  • By Paul Beckman
VILNIUS - Russia has proven to be anything but consistent when it comes to supplying crude oil to Lithuania, so leaders here tend to keep their eyes peeled for alternative suppliers.But Economics Minister Eugenijus Maldeikis learned that a possible cooperation between Lithuania and international pariah state Iran is not a viable alternative.At a news conference Oct. 4, Maldeikis told reporters of his recent tour of Pakistan, the United Arab Emerites and Iran, and suggested Lithuania may examine getting some crude supplies from the latter. The visit was billed as a hunt for new markets for ...
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