Lithuania to seek 100% compensation from EU for swine flue costs
Friday, October 10, 2014
Lithuania will ask the European Commission to compensate for all expenses related to African Swine Fever (ASF), Lithuania's chief veterinary officer said on Friday, adding that the EU has until now covered around 30 percent of these costs.
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.