The opposition Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats political group in the Lithuanian Seimas has proposed a resolution that would commit the Lithuanian parliament to seeking prosecution of people responsible for attacks on civilians in Ukraine in the Hague Tribunal.
Foreign countries must help Ukraine stop Russia and not allow the ongoing conflict to expand, former Lithuanian Ambassador to Ukraine Petras Vaitiekūnas said after being awarded a medal for merits to the Lithuanian diplomatic service on Monday.
Russia’s persistent support to separatists has led to the Mariupol tragedy when around 30 civilians were killed and over 90 were injured when the Ukrainian city came under a rocket attack, Lithuanian Ambassador to the United Nations Security Council Raimonda Murmokaitė said on Monday.
If Moscow forced Minsk to export its oil products via Russian railways and ports, that would be economically unviable and dangerous for Belarus, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Thursday.
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.