Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Brussels on Saturday to attend the European Union (EU) summit on heads of institutions and the crisis in Ukraine, which has accused Russia of having launched a direct military invasion.
Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius refuses to comment on his Italian counterpart Federica Mogherini's chances of being appointment the new EU foreign policy chief. Lithuania's leaders have expressed reservations about the candidacy due to what they say are Mongerini's Russian sympathies.
The European Union's (EU) foreign policy chief cannot be “openly pro-Kremlin,” Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė says. Grybauskaitė is Saturday attending an EU summit in Brussels, which should focus on the Ukraine crisis and heads of institutions. Italy's Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini is listed as the most likely candidate for EU foreign policy chief.
The proposal by UK Prime Minister Theresa May for European Union (EU) citizens present in the country should ease tensions among the Lithuanians living in great Britain, says Daiva Asanavičiūtė, the leader of the local Lithuanian community.
The European Union (EU) should consolidate in the field of defense and countries of the euro area should also deepen their cooperation, Spain's Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said in Vilnius on Wednesday.