From left to right, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Security Policy Department Deputy Director Malgorzata Kazmierski, Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist and ambassador Eitvydas Bajarūnas
Foreign affairs

Lithuania transferred NATO Contact Embassy in Sweden functions to Poland

On 28th January 2015, the Embassy of Lithuania in Sweden and the Embassy of Poland in Sweden jointly hosted the event to mark the transfer of duties of the NATO Contact Point Embassy from the Embassy of Lithuania to the Embassy of Poland. Event took place at the Residence of the ambassador of Lithuania. Lithuania held NATO Contact Embassy in Sweden functions in 2013-2014. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė, Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis
European Union

President Grybauskaitė: Commissioner Andriukaitis is dividing Europe

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that, by possibly allowing Russia to choose EU member-states for which it will lift the food exports embargo, European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis is dividing the unity of the European Union and standing up for Moscow’s interests. […]


Is Belarus benefiting from change in West’s perspective?

It is tempting to slip into a spiral of sensationalism when describing the concurrent trends in Belarus’s foreign relations and national aspirations, even though—if history is any guide—these trends may be reversed as abruptly as they started. So far, however, tensions have been on the rise along Belarus’s eastern flank; whereas, there has been steady improvement in Belarus’s relations with the West. According to the assessment of the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies, this has been the case since the very beginning of 2014. […]

Valentinas Mazuronis
European Union

MEPs say Germany discriminates against foreign road carriers

Member of the European Parliament Valentinas Mazuronis together with Slovakian MEP Richard Sulik have asked to include in the European Parliament’s plenary sitting agenda the issue of Germany‘s protectionist actions limiting competition among road carriers. […]

Alexis Tsipras
European Union

Lithuanian PM: Promises made by Greek PM are impracticable

Promises to increase wages and pensions and to lower taxes made by Greek new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are impracticable and worrying, Lithuania’ prime minister has said. […]

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Foreign affairs

Lithuania and Ukraine sign bilateral cooperation plan for 2015

Lithuania and Ukraine signed a bilateral cooperation plan for 2015 in Kiev on Wednesday. The document was signed by Lithuanian Vice Minister of National Defence Marijus Velička and Lieutenant General Leonid Holopatiuk, deputy defecse minister of Ukraine, Lithuania’s Ministry of National Defence said in a statement. […]