Lithuania sells grain directly to Saudi Arabia for the first time in history

On July 16, Saudi Arabia‘s state grain buyer, the Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) bought 115 thousand tons of Lithuanian wheat through an international tender from the Lithuanian grain trade company Agrorodeo. The Lithuanian capital company Agrorodeo is the first in the Baltic States to directly sell grain to Saudi Arabia through an international tender, a press release from the company states. […]

Oil fields in Saudi Arabia

Russia-Saudi oil deal not all it seems

With Iran eager to enter the global oil market and both Russia and Saudi Arabia desperate to stay in the game, the two countries’ recent agreement to freeze oil output should be taken with a grain of salt, says Lithuanian energy expert Romas Švedas. […]

Foreign affairs

Lithuania opens honorary consulate in Saudi Arabia

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius on Tuesday opened an honorary consulate in Saudi Arabia‘s second-largest city Jeddah. […]

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Opinion: Sweden – a moral superpower?

Sweden’s unilateral decision to cancel its large-scale defense agreement with Saudi Arabia has attracted considerable international attention. It canceled the agreement on moral grounds, refusing to continue military cooperation with one of the world’s most hardline dictatorships – a regime that violates human rights and sentences dissidents to public whippings. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

Lithuanian president says there’s no need for new parliamentary probe into CIA prison

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says she sees no need to resume parliamentary investigation into an alleged CIA prison in Lithuania, but calls on law enforcement agencies to continue their separate probe. […]