Federica Mogherini, Catherine Ashton
European Union

EU foreign policy chief cannot be “pro-Kremlin” – Lithuanian president in Brussels

The European Union’s (EU) foreign policy chief cannot be “openly pro-Kremlin,” Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė says. Grybauskaitė is Saturday attending an EU summit in Brussels, which should focus on the Ukraine crisis and heads of institutions. Italy’s Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini is listed as the most likely candidate for EU foreign policy chief. […]

European Union flag raising ceremony in Vilnius
European Union

Lithuanian president going to EU summit on institution leaders, Ukrainian crisis

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Brussels on Saturday to attend the European Union (EU) summit on heads of institutions and the crisis in Ukraine, which has accused Russia of having launched a direct military invasion. […]