Lithuanian ambassador: Anti-government protests in Ukraine incited by interest groups
Friday, May 15, 2015
Lithuania's new Ambassador in Kiev Marius Janukonis says that Ukraine currently has many economic problems, which might give cause for dissatisfaction among the population. However, he believes that any unrest would most likely be spurred by groups not eager about the country's European future.
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.