Lithuania's regions outside the capital can expect to receive the highest possible financial assistance from the European Union in 2021 through 2027 after the European Commission updated statistical data for cohesion allocations last week, splitting the country into two separate regions with different development levels.
It is important to develop such essential infrastructure projects like Rail Baltica which connect our region, Saeima Speaker Inara Murniece (National Alliance) said during a meeting with visiting Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda.
In order to promote green gas production in Lithuania, the natural gas transmission system operator Amber Grid will start providing businesses with guarantees of origin for gas produced from renewable energy sources, BC learned from the Amber Grid.
Polish Prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki's visit to Lithuania is planned in early April.
Finland is due to formally join the Lithuania-initiated project for developing the European Union Cyber Rapid Response Teams (CRRTs).
The United States pledges military support to Lithuania but also calls on the Baltic country to increase defense funding which is now one of the lowest among NATO countries.
The Lithuanian and Polish presidents are calling for NATO consultations under Article 4 of the alliance’s founding treaty because Russia’s actions threaten the security of the entire region, the Lithuanian president’s office said on Sunday, BNS reported.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the former President of Poland, Aleksander Kwaśniewski.
On 14 February 2014, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius chaired discussions on the strengthening of the United Nations-European Union co-operation and interaction, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed.
On 27 January 2014, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov, Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed.