Trucks
Economy

Mobility Package: the government will decide and we will be happy

Mobility Package presents a rare case in Lithuania – bitter disputes on an EU legislative project. Not regarding the villa of a provincial mayor, not yet another fight against alcohol or some other local scandal, […]

Rail Baltica
European Union

Lithuania ready to lead Rail Baltica project: transport minister

Lithuania is ready to assume leadership of the Rail Baltica project to ensure its timely and successful implementation, the Baltic country’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Rokas Masiulis, wrote in a letter to the European Commission, the ministry announced on Wednesday. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Economy

D. Grybauskaitė: the EU will owe us

Lithuanian farmers will not receive the sort of direct grants from the EU as were promised already in 2013. “This means that the EU will owe us,” Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė told LRT Radio before departing to negotiations on the EU’s new budget. However, the situation could be even worse. According to the president, if the UK will not depart the EU as planned due to political chaos, the budget, which does not satisfy Lithuania already, will decline even further. […]

No Picture
European Union

European Commission’s proposal on direct payments to Lithuanian farmers “unacceptable”: President Grybauskaitė

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Monday the European Commission‘s proposals on direct payments to Lithuanian farmers are “unacceptable”. The country’s farmers are planning to hold a demonstration in Brussels on Thursday. […]

European Union

Lithuanians have better opinion about EU than other countries – EP survey

Lithuanians have a favorable opinion about the European Union and the country’s EU membership. But the majority of them are convinced that the situation in Lithuania is getting worse, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey. […]