Vytenis Andriukaitis
European Union

Lithuanian EC candidate: Food safety will be crucial in context of political events in Eastern Europe

Lithuania’s former health minister Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, who was on Wednesday officially confirmed as candidate for the health and food safety portfolio in the European Commission, says that the field is very important amid the Russian attempts to politicize food safety issues and the EU negotiations with the United States on a trade agreement. […]

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Almost 9 out of 10 Lithuanians say environmental problems directly affect their daily lives

Three years after the last Eurobarometer survey, it is clear that, despite the economic crisis, Europeans’ concern about the environment has not diminished. In an overwhelming consensus, 95 percent of the 28.000 interviewed citizens said that protecting the environment was important to them personally and many thought more could be done in this area, the European Commission said. […]

Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis
European Union

Lithuania’s European commissioner nominee tipped for health portfolio

The European Commission has completed the list of proposed new EU commissioners, EUObserver.com reports. With enough women to meet the requirements of the European Parliament, it can approve the new 28-member team headed by Jean-Claude Juncker. […]

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European Union

EU to cover losses of Lithuanian fruit and vegetable growers

The European Commission will cover losses incurred by Lithuanian agricultural producers because they cannot sell perishable products due to Russia‘s ban on fruit and vegetable imports. […]

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Lithuanian energy minister met with European Commissioner Štefan Füle

On Thursday, Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič met with Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, during his visit to Lithuania, the Ministry of Energy has announced. […]