Seimas' speaker drops plans to go to Baku forum co-hosted by Putin
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Loreta Graužinienė, the speaker of Lithuania's outgoing parliament, has changed her plans at the last minute and will not attend a Baku forum co-hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the daily Lietuvos Žinios reported on Tuesday.
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.