Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, who is leaving for the European Union (EU) Summit on Wednesday, says that the EU's new foreign policy chief should be neutral in conflicts and possess experience in foreign policy.
Lithuania will not back Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini's candidacy for the position of EU high representative for foreign affairs and security polity, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius said on Tuesday.
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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.