The EU wants to buy more LNG from US to diversify energy supplies

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy in fotosencibilization terminal (LNG). Archival photoThe EU wants to buy more LNG from US to diversify energy supplies© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vitvitskiy the image Bank

The European Union wants to increase imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States to diversify their energy supply, said in a joint statement the EU and the United States after meeting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and the President of the United States Donald trump.

«We agreed today to strengthen our strategic cooperation regarding energy. The European Union wants to import more LNG from the United States to diversify energy supplies,» — said in a statement released by the European Commission.

Earlier at a press conference, Juncker said that the EU will build more terminals to import liquefied natural gas from the United States.

One of the most important gas suppliers to the EU at present is Russia.

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