Vilnius unveils Caspian pipe pact

Five nations players: from left, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, Polish President Lech Kaczynski, Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus, Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and Kazakh Energy Minister Sauat Mynbayev

Poland and Ukraine, as well as by Lithuania, Georgia and Azerbaijan agreed today to form a consortium to work on bringing Caspian crude to Poland and the Baltic Sea to provide an alternative to Russian oil.

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