Europe's East

Joint visit to Georgia by foreign ministers of Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, and deputy prime minister of Ukraine

On the 10th anniversary of the Russian aggression against Georgia, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz will join Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko and the Foreign Ministers of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius and Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs on a visit to Georgia between 6 and 7 August.

THE BALKAN COUNTRY’S PROBLEMS WITH THE RULE OF LAW ARE DIFFERENT TO THOSE IN HUNGARY AND POLAND

Surely the Bulgarian government is pleased to see how quietly the specificity of Bulgarian membership in the European Union is beginning to blur. Attached to Bulgaria’s and Romania’s accession to the EU in 2007, the Union introduced a Cooperation and Verification Mechanism which was to remind the two countries that they had to adhere to the rule of law and fight against corruption.

Vilius Šapoka, the Minister of Finance: Lithuania seeks to become China‘s financial service gateway to Europe

In the meeting of heads of Governments of China and the Central and Eastern European countries 16+1, wherein Lithuania was represented by Vilius Šapoka, the Minister of Finance, it was agreed to establish a financial technologies coordination centre of 16+1 format in Vilnius and to organize high-level fintech conference in 2019.