Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Linkevičius discusses bilateral and regional cooperation with Latvian, Estonian and Slovakian foreign ministers

On 16 January, Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius met with Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia, Edgars Rinkēvičs, Foreign Minister of Latvia, and Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, Foreign Minister of Estonia, who are taking part in the Snow Meeting. […]

Central European countries' flags in Kaunas

V4 divergences: symptom of a deeper crisis in Europe?

The spread of the Ukrainian crisis has aroused strong reactions of the USA and the European Union against Russian interference in Ukrainian politics. Russia is a strategic market for Europe and the close trades and financial links have pushed the European Union in the direction of a more moderate and careful response, at first. Because of the stalemate in the dialogue between Moscow and Kiev and the threat of a Russian military intervention in Ukraine, the EU has aligned its plan sanctions against Russia with the USA one, between July and September. […]

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Visegrad differences will always exist, but V4 is much stronger than critics make out

An interview with Andras Racz, a Senior Research Fellow at the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs. […]