Taavi Rõivas
European Union

Former Estonian PM Rõivas: let’s talk about good examples of Baltic cooperation

Former Estonians Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, who was the youngest Prime Minister in Europe for three years, talked to the Lithuania Tribune (EN.DELFI) about the current European affairs, the transatlantic cooperation, benefits of free trade and where the Baltic States should cooperate more. […]

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Slovenia's President Borut Pahor
Foreign affairs

Slovenia’s president astonished in Vilnius by scope of concerns over Russia

Slovenia’s President Borut Pahor said in Lithuania on Monday he was astonished about the strong concerns in Vilnius over the Russian threats, adding he understood the concerns in the Baltic states. […]

Rail Baltica
Economy

EP member: Baltic states should be strong on Rail Baltica project

Amid the increasingly heated discussions in the Baltic states about the financing of the European-gauge Rail Baltica project from European Union (EU) funds, Wim van de Camp of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee says that the three Baltic states would definitely secure European funding for the project, if they are strong and demonstrate determination for the huge investment. […]

2016 04 27  Šiauliuose, Zoknių oro bazėje leidžiasi moderniausi NATO, 5-osios kartos naikintuvai “F22 Raptor” © DELFI / Orestas Gurevičius
Foreign affairs

Foreign Minister Linkevicius: NATO success depends on adapting to new challenges, collective defense

NATO should continue to be able to adapt to new challenges and focus on the key task of collective defense, as this will determine the Alliance’s future success, Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says. […]

Nord Stream
Economy

Baltic countries: Nord Stream 2 is a political project

The prime ministers of the three Baltic countries and Poland reiterated on Monday that the planned second Nord Stream gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea is a political project and underlined their opposition to the project. […]