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

Seimas discussed the future of the EU

At its siting, the Seimas held a discussion on the future of the European Union (EU), including the current situation in the EU, recent developments in the EU, EU policy aspects and challenges with the greatest potential effect on Lithuania, a Seimas press release states. […]

Brussels
European Union

Lithuanian president, EU leaders to discuss stalling Brexit in Brussels

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė is on Wednesday leaving for Brussels to meet with other EU leaders and discuss the United Kingdom’s stalling exit from the European Union. […]

Antanas Guoga
Economy

MEP Antanas Guoga: Before regulating any new technology first, we need to educate about it

Today, 03th of October, European Parliament voted in favour of the motion for a resolution on distributed ledger technologies and blockchains: building trust with disintermediation. All political group members supported the resolution, which sends a positive message that politicians see this technology as benefiting Europe, a press release from MEP Antanas Guoga‘s office states. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
European Union

Lithuanian president calls for avoiding chaotic Brexit

Attending an informal meeting of EU leaders on Thursday, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė called on the EU and London to avoid an uncontrollable Brexit. […]

Ignalina NPP
Energy

European Parliament’s rapporteur proposes EUR 780 mln for Lithuanian N-plant closure

The European Parliament is recommended to approve 780 million euros in funding for the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant‘s decommissioning in the EU’s next multiannual financial framework, the amount sought by Lithuania and 230 million euros more than proposed by the European Commission. […]