Linas Linkevičius

Lithuanian foreign minister: Germany’s wish not to harm Russia is understandable

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius says he understands why German Chancellor Angela Merkel wishes to find a solution to the Ukrainian crisis that would not harm Russia. He adds, however, that it is just as important not to harm Ukraine either. […]

Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence

New German defence attaché to Lithuania accredited

Commander Thomas Hacken was accredited as Germany’s new defence attaché on Thursday, replacing Lieutenant Colonel Achim Neitzert. […]

Angela Merkel
European Union

Germany’s Merkel: New sanctions against Russia enter economic sphere

European Union leaders failed to agree at a summit on Wednesday (July 16) on sharing out a package of top jobs in the 28-nation bloc, including a new foreign policy chief, and postponed the decision until late August. […]