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USA expert: in case of a Russian attack, a clear defence plan for the Baltic states does not exist

China and Russia are the biggest headaches for the USA, but if Russia crosses the line in the Baltic countries, USA and NATO alliance partners would not hesitate, says Matthew Kroenig, an expert from the […]

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The future of Europe after Brexit: Lithuania and Germany?

Next week, on 17 December 2018, the Presidential Palace will host an important international conference on the relations between Germany and Lithuania. The participants include the Lithuanian German Forum, functioning for thirteen years now and currently headed by Gabrielė Gylytė-Hein, representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Vytautas Magnus University, and the Vilnius Institute for Policy Analysis. Jointly, they will strive to define the strategic guidelines for the Lithuanian-German relations at a conference broadcast live via the Delfi TV. The event will also be attended by influential European foreign policy makers and a large number of entrepreneurs, academics and cultural representatives. […]

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Kęstutis Girnius. Lithuania: with China, with the EU or for itself?

President Dalia Grybauskaitė had no doubt that her working visit to China, participation in the first import expo in China was beneficial to Lithuania. Prior to her meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, she explained […]

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Lithuanian president about China visit: it would be unreasonable not to take advantage

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė is starting her visit to China and says Lithuania has a unique opportunity that amid trade disputes in the global context and it would be unreasonable not to take advantage of it. […]

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Lithuanian president to go to China amid growing fears over Trump’s trade war

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Shanghai later this week to discuss trade issues as China is inviting Europe to create a closer alliance to counterbalance the United States‘ protectionist policy. […]