Big changes often seem to move forward painfully slowly, while the most sweeping of them get triggered by steps no one thought very consequential. It is especially true of the policies of the European Union with its notoriously cumbersome decision-making procedures and contradictory interests. Could the energy union be its next big thing?
The European Union (EU) should grant Ukraine and Georgia visa-free travels as soon as possible, Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius said at a meeting with Czech Parliamentary Speaker Jan Jamacek in Prague on Tuesday.
Lithuanian MEP Antanas Guoga is "the closest thing the [European] Parliament has to a Donald Trump, according to Politico, a description that resonates with recent controversy that has surrounded the liberal politician at home.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has criticized the European Commission's (EC) proposal to penalize countries that refuse to take in migrants. Sanctions do not help solve anything, Iohannis said on Wednesday in Vilnius.