Pro-Russian separatists are not keeping up with the truce terms, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius says, stressing that Ukraine has to state the fact. He also hopes tighter sanctions against Russia from Western leaders.
Gediminas Kirkilas, Deputy Speaker of the Lithuanian parliament and Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs, a social democrat, says he does not agree with the criticism of right-wing parties that accuse the European Union of being too soft on Russia.
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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.