EU Eastern Partnership program has "great future", Lithuanian foreign minister says
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The EU Eastern Partnership program has a "great future" and will remain one of the Baltic countries' priorities along with strengthening regional security, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius says.
On 1 January 2015, Lithuania took over the Presidency of the Baltic Assembly. This year, the Seimas plans to hold 14 international events, with the majority of them hosted by the Seimas in Vilnius and four of them held in Kaunas, Klaipėda, Palanga and Šiauliai, the press service of the Lithuanian Parliament said.
A proposal by Lithuania and three other countries to draft an action plan to fight Russian propaganda received backing from EU institutions and member states on Monday, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius says.
In its discussion of the relations with Russia, the European Union (EU) should act in accordance to the actual situation rather than illusions, Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Monday upon arrival at a meeting in Brussels.
Kęstutis Lančinskas, a former Vilnius police chief and currently the head of the European Union's advisory mission in Ukraine (EUAM), is seeking the job of director at Europe's police agency Europol, several sources have confirmed to BNS.