Need for support to cohesion remains stable - EC member in Vilnius

Friday, January 27, 2017 10:58
European Commissioner Corina Cretu in charge of regional policies has said in Vilnius that the European Union's (EU) budget would become smaller after Brexit, however, the need to support reduction of social exclusion remains.

Milk producers of Lithuania, European states discard 5 t of powdered milk in Brussels

Monday, January 23, 2017 14:40
Approximately 150 milk producers from Lithuania and other European countries discarded about 5 tons of powdered milk outside the European Council building in Brussels on Monday in protest of sales of intervention powder on the market.

Lithuanian milk producers protesting in Brussels

Monday, January 23, 2017 10:44
Lithuanian milk producers are holding a rally in Brussels on Monday in protest of intervention powdered milk sale on the market, as this could slash prices of raw milk and its products.

EC: Lithuania may fall short of Stability, Growth Pact standards

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:49
Lithuania's 2017 draft budget plan may fall short of the provisions of the Stability and Growth Pact, however, this could be avoided by way of an exception, if the social model is listed as a structural reform, the European Commission has said.

President congratulates Tajani on election as EP president

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:39
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has extended congratulations to the newly elected president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani.

ForMin Linkevičius' post-Brexit wish to UK: Preserve "what has been created"FREE

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 17:45
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has said that the United Kingdom should not start its relations from zero after leaving the European Union (EU), suggesting to "preserve that has been created."

Lithuania's PM not sure he'll sign Rail Baltica deal

Monday, January 16, 2017 14:34
Rail Baltica
E.Digrytės nuotr.
Estonia plans for the prime ministers of the Baltic states to sign the deal on the European-gauge railway Rail Baltica project, however, Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is not sure about the signing.

Le Pen's election would mean end of EU - French expert in Lithuania (1)

Friday, January 13, 2017 14:44
Election of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen as France's president would mean the end of the European Union, French expert Francois Heisbourg said in Lithuania on Friday.

Central, Eastern European politicians urge Trump to stop concessions to Russia

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 09:50
Donald Trump
Central and Eastern European politicians have urged United States President-Elect Donald Trump to stop making concessions to Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he could view the steps as weaknesses and undertake provocations against the Baltic states and Poland.

Baltic ambassadors to ZEIT Online: Baltic states aren't ex-Soviet republics (10)FREE

Friday, January 6, 2017 10:58
Ambassadors of the three Baltic states have asked the German media to stop referring to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to as former Soviet republics.

President vows to seek post-Brexit guarantees for expatriates

Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:12
Theresa May
Lithuania will seek all possible guarantees for Lithuanians living in the United Kingdom after that country leaves the European Union, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said ahead of her bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels on Thursday.

New nationalism and the Baltic States (3)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 11:19
Leading world’s news channels, newspapers and political commentators ring the alarm of the re-emergence of chauvinistic nationalist politics at the thresholds of Western democracies. After the rather unexpected results of the US presidential election and the Britain’s referendum, many hold their breath waiting for the voting results of other EU member states and anxiously wondering how far nationalist sentiments can spread though-out Europe like a black death.

Prosecutors want Real IRA defendant imprisoned for 10 yrsFREE

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:40
The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office has asked a Vilnius court so send Michael Campbell, an Irish citizen who has cleared of charges of preparing to supply weapons from Lithuania to the Real Irish Republican Army.

Lithuanians alarmed over French presidential elections

Monday, November 28, 2016 11:51
Analysts in Lithuania are alarmed that Francois Fillon, the favorite in the French presidential elections, may constitute a threat to the Baltic states due to his friendly attitude towards Russia.

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson wants to visit Lithuania

Thursday, November 24, 2016 11:09
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told his Lithuanian counterpart Linas Linkevičius, in London on Wednesday that he wants to visit Lithuania, the Foreign Ministry said.

1st post-independence leader Landsbergis honored with France's highest award

Friday, November 18, 2016 11:04
Lithuania's first post-independence leader Prof Vytautas Landsbergis on Friday will be presented with the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor, France's highest award.

Lithuania grateful to France for its help in embracing Western standards

Thursday, November 17, 2016 10:52
As the Baltic countries and France are marking 25 years since the restoration of diplomatic relations, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says that Lithuania is grateful to France for its significant help in reforming the country.

EU auditor calls on Lithuania to prepare for end of EU funding

Thursday, November 10, 2016 15:12
With no major EU aid likely to be provided to Lithuania after 2020, the country should take efforts to ensure that the available European funds yield a return for the state, Rimantas Šadžius, a former finance minister and now a member of the European Court of Auditors (ECA), said.

EU states have different ties with Russia but united on actions in Syria - Grybauskaitė (1)

Friday, October 21, 2016 16:21
Leaders of European Union (EU) member-states are united on the stance on the Russian actions in Syria, says Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, adding that the discussions in Brussels were not easy.