Lithuanian businessman Aivaras Abromavičius, who has been appointed as Ukraine’s new economy minister, has identified the reduction of regulatory burdens and improvement of operating transparency of state-owned companies as his chief goals.
Lithuanian businessman Aivaras Abromavičius is mentioned among candidates for a ministerial post in Ukraine's new government. On Tuesday, he was granted the Ukrainian citizenship by President Petro Poroshenko.
Lithuanian businessman Aivaras Abromavičius says he has agreed to become Ukraine's economy minister because he wants to help the country in a difficult situation and share his experience gained in the West.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that Vilnius and Warsaw are gradually moving to a new stage of better relations and hopes that Lithuanian politicians will solve the highly contentious issue of the spelling of Polish names in Lithuanian personal documents.
The leaked recordings of conversations between Poland's former foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski and then CEO of oil company Orlen, Jacek Krawiec, about investments in Mažeikiai oil refinery in Lithuania do not reflect the position of the current Polish government, Warsaw said on Wednesday.
Lithuania's ambassador has rejected Russia's reproaches on historical memory, emphasizing at an international diplomatic forum that the guerrilla resistance to Soviet occupation after World War II was legitimate.
Following a scandal surrounding a trip to Russia by youth of Plungė, western Lithuania, a few ministries will update their recommendations on cooperation with Eastern neighbors to ensure due attention to the factor of hostile propaganda, a decision was made at a meeting of the parliamentary National Security and Defense Committee and relevant institutions.