Economy

Finnish fiber-based materials maker Ahlstrom opens service centre in Vilnius

Ahlstrom, a high performance fiber-based materials company, inaugurated its Service Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania. […]

Finnish–Lithuanian Trade Association panel discussion
Global LT

Finnish–Lithuanian Trade Association turns 20

The Finnish–Lithuanian Trade Association celebrated its 20th anniversary of activities on 23 September 2014. […]

"Jotvingis"
Defence

NATO vessels headed by Lithuanian officer will take part in exercise Northern Coast 2014

On 29 August vessels of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1), including the Lithuanian LNS JOTVINGIS (N42), currently led by Commander Giedrius Premeneckas (Lithuanian Navy) moored at Turku seaport in Finland. SNMCMG1 will take part in NATO-European Union’s Exercise Northern Coast 2014 in the northern part of the Baltic Sea and the territorial waters of Finland, the Ministry of National Defence reports. […]

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Uncategorized

Finnish analyst: Although not bound by Article Five, Finland would have to fight if Estonia is attacked

A Finnish political analyst said that Finland would have the obligation to come to Estonia‘s aid if its smaller neighbour were attacked, even though Finland is not a NATO member and is not obligated by the organization’s Article Five collective defence clause. […]

Leonidas Donskis
Foreign affairs

Finland’s new Honorary Consulate can significantly help to cultivate active cultural exchange

“The Honorary Consulate in Kaunas is important for the development of closer ties between our countries and enhanced people-to-people contacts. Lithuania has a strong energy partnership with Finland. Our practical partnership to implement such energy projects as the Finnish company Fortum’s investment in Klaipėda and Kaunas testifies to the fact,” said the Lithuanian Foreign Minister at the opening ceremony of the Consulate. […]