An international Baltic – Black Sea Forum will take place in Kaunas, Lithuania, on March 10, bringing together historic leaders of Central and Eastern European countries, Lithuania's Vytautas Magnus University said.
The Belarusian attitude towards the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) under construction in its territory undermines the importance of international conventions in the settlement of disputes on possibly negative environmental effects of nuclear utilities, says Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius.
Lithuania's parliament should this week start setting up a task force that should control the implementation of the agreement among political parties to block construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Belarus.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė told journalists in Riga earlier this month (February 2017), “We are worried about the Zapad 2017 exercise, during which concentrations of extremely large and aggressive forces will demonstrate [Russian] preparations for war with the West”.
The unsanctioned protest rallies that kicked off in Minsk and other cities of Belarus against the so-called unemployment tax give more capacities to the Belarusian opposition, one of the country's opposition leaders Anatoly Lebedko has said in Vilnius.