King Willem-Alexander and the President Grybauskaitė at the Presidential Palace. Photo @ Presidential Palace
European Union

King of the Netherlands to meet with Dutch soldiers deployed in Lithuania in Rukla

On June 15 His Majesty King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander while conducting a state visit in Lithuania will meet with Dutch soldiers serving in the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group in Rukla. His Majesty will be escorted by President of the Republic of Lithuania HE Dalia Grybauskaitė, Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lt Gen Jonas Vytautas Žukas during the visit to the Lithuanian Armed Forces Lithuanian Great Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment in Rukla, the Ministry of Defence of Lithuania announced. […]

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

Mobile phone
Defence

NATO troops warned about phone hacking threat upon arrival in Lithuania

NATO troops coming to Lithuania have been warned about break-ins into their smartphones, the Defense Ministry told BNS. […]

Raimundas Karoblis
Defence

Minister of Defence notes increased military activity in Baltic Sea region

Military activity in the Baltic Sea region has recently heightened, however, the situation is under control, says Lithuania’s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis. […]