President: EU treaties shouldn't be revised in debates on multiple-speed Europe
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Amid the discussions among European Union (EU) leaders on a multiple-speed community with different levels of integration, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Friday suggested that fundamental treaties should not be amended.
Europe needs unity more than ever before, as it is challenged by crisis of identity and confidence, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said after meeting in Berlin with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel and four other leaders in the run-up to European Union (EU) summit.
European Council President Donald Tusk will make a tour of the Baltic states this week to discuss preparations for the summit, which will discuss the European Union's (EU) future after the United Kingdom decided to leave the organization.
In an unconventional effort to convince EU officials that Belarus' nuclear power plant is a safety hazard, the Lithuanian government has arranged a hot-air balloon ride for the bloc's energy commissioner to show him how close the construction site is to the Lithuanian capital.
Lithuania has been too slow to absorb EU aid for the 2014-2020 financing period, which may decelerate economic and wage growth and result in losing a part of European support, the Finance Ministry has warned.