Monday, February 22, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the EU’s energy union. The meeting placed special emphasis on issues concerning the security of the Astravyets nuclear power plant being built in Lithuania’s and the EU’s neighborhood and the synchronization of Baltic electricity grids with continental Europe.
France said there was "no crisis" in the world economy as a meeting of G20 officials kicked off Friday, despite warnings from the International Monetary Fund that the global recovery risked being derailed.
Establishment parties face challenges on all sides.
Exasperated by the continued blockade of his country by Greek farmers, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said at the EU summit yesterday (18 February) that Greece was not a functioning state.
Estonian FoMin sees unlikely improvement in NATO-Russia relations after Medvedev "new Cold War" comments
Estonian Foreign Minister, Marina Kaljurand, believes it will be difficult to restore relations between NATO and Russia at ambassadorial level, following remarks made by Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, at the recent Munich Security Conference.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry will arrive in the Republic of Armenia (RA) in March-April, according to Haykakan Zhamanak daily.
Kazakhstan is committed to holding competitive, transparent and fair elections, Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said at a Feb. 17 meeting with the head of the observation mission for early parliamentary elections from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR).
Bilateral relations between Turkey and the US have been full of ups and downs.
Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydło has said she is satisfied with a deal hammered out in Brussels that renegotiates the UK's membership of the EU.
The Germans, founders and funders of the postwar union, shut their borders to refugees in a bid for political survival by the chancellor who let in a million migrants. And then -- why not? -- they decide to revive the Deutschmark while they're at it.