The legend about the Mazeikiai oil refinery goes wide and wild. Even the Polish ambassador to Vilnius was called by the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry to explain his not very polite statements regarding Orlen Lietuva, which is the Polish-owned refinery in Mazeikiai. The ambassador also mixed the refinery business issues with the Polish minority issues in his previous statements.It is worth mentioning the previous owners in this context: in 2002, the U.S. company Williams International, whose investment in Lithuania was aggressively backed by the U.S. government and U.S. President Georg...
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