EP president advisor Pranckevičius: Proposal for EU to purchase Mistral ships is "original and creative"
Thursday, October 2, 2014
The proposal for the European Union to purchase Mistral ships from France is welcomed in Brussels and is a way out of a particularly complex situation, says Arnoldas Pranckevičius, External Policies Advisor to the President of the European Parliament.
The Lithuanian government's decision to divide the country into two separate regions to obtain more funds from the EU after 2020 may fail to bring the expected benefits, a senior European Commission official warned in an interview with BNS.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė plans to attend a memorial ceremony for former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in the eastern French city of Strasbourg on Saturday, her press office has told BNS.