The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
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Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

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Lithuanian government approves Greek bailout deal

The Lithuanian government on Monday approved a deal on a three-year 86-billion-euro bailout for Greece from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and the disbursement of the first tranche of 26 billion euros. […]

Gediminas Kirkilas

Lithuanian parliamentary committee to discuss Greek bailout on Wednesday

The Lithuanian Seimas Committee on European Affairs is scheduled on Wednesday to discuss the Greek bailout plan. […]

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Lithuania joins European Stability Mechanism

On 3 February, Lithuania became the 19th member of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). Lithuania has ratified the ESM Treaty and now acquires the full rights and obligations of ESM membership. […]