Lithuanian leaders say they do not wish to be audience for Russia's show of power
Monday, April 27, 2015
After it turned out that Lithuania will be the only country of the European Union without any representation at Victory Day celebrations in Moscow this May, Lithuanian leaders explain that Lithuania will pay tribute to World War Two victims in other ways which do not include playing audience for the Kremlin's show of power.
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.