Lithuanian foreign minister: EU should tighten sanctions on Russia after military raids in Ukraine
Sunday, January 25, 2015
The military attacks in Ukraine that claim civilian lives should be deemed terrorist attacks, Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says, adding that the European Union (EU) should tighten its sanctions on Russia following the latest attacks in Donetsk and Mariupol.
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.