Carl Bildt

Bildt urges “to do more” to tackle migrant crisis

Former Swedish premier Carl Bildt says that the Baltic states must share the refugee burden with Southern Europe, if they want to expect solidarity in the future. In an interview to BNS Lithuania, Sweden’s prime minister from 1991 to 1994 and foreign minister from 2006 to 2014 said he did not see Russian threat to the Baltic states “at the moment” but urged the West to continue pressure on Russia and prepare for an “uncertain” future. […]

Dainius Numgaudis
Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s consul general appointed in Saint Petersburg

Dainius Numgaudis has been appointed Lithuanian consul general in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg and will assume office on Friday. He previously served as chancellor of the Ministry of Education and Science. […]

D. Reizniece-Ozola and R. Masiulis

Latvia would buy gas from Lithuania at competitive price

Latvia would purchase gas from the Klaipėda liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal if prices were competitive, the neighbouring country’s economy minister said on 27 August. […]

During th opening of Green Garage, professional maker space in Vilnius

First maker space in Baltic states opens in Vilnius

3D printers and scanners, laser cutters, router machines, cutting-edge computers and an electronics lab: all this has become available in the newly opened Green Garage, the first professional maker space in the Baltic states. The equipment in the workshop is worth €300,000 and is available to everyone who is interested in technology, has ideas or wishes to create something new, Green Garage press office informed. […]

Flag of Moldova

Linkevičius congratulates Moldova on Independence Day

On 27 August, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated Moldova on the occasion of its national holiday – Independence Day. Linkevičius stressed that Lithuania remained committed to supporting Moldova on its European path and stood ready to share its own experience with this country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports. […]

At the mandatory military service

Minister of Defence hopes for volunteers only in mandatory military service

Lithuania’s Defence Minister Juozas Olekas has expressed hope that only volunteer troops will serve in the mandatory military service in the future. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius

PM pays official visit to Ukraine

On August 27 Thursday Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius will start a two-day official visit to Ukraine where he will meet the Ukrainian top government officials, participate in the opening ceremony of the Lithuanian Honorary Consulate and discuss trade and investment issues with business community, the prime minister’s press service said. […]

Evaldas Gustas

Export promotion is giving results

Minister of Economy, Evaldas Gustas, presented to the Government accomplishments in business promotion and mitigation of the Russian embargo. He said that implemented measures have given results. […]