Lithuanian MEP addresses his colleagues about situation in Ukraine
Friday, August 29, 2014
Member of the European Parliament Valentinas Mazuronis has addressed his colleagues in the European Parliament in an open letter. The Lithuanian representative has called to apply maximum sanctions against Russia, to impose a full embargo on its military weapons without any exceptions and to provide help to Ukraine.
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.