The Seimas Committee on Health Affairs will be meeting to consider adding children's meningitis vaccines to the list of compensated medicines in Lithuania and including in the calendar of preventative vaccines for children as well.
At the beginning of 2016, an order came into effect at the Ministry of Health that bars children that have not been vaccinated from polio, measles or rubella from being enrolled in kindergarten. Now, the Lithuanian courts will investigate whether this order, issued by former Minister of Health Vytenis Andriukaitis, was legal.
Estonia and Lithuania have so far failed to agree on how the Baltic power grids are to be synchronized with the Western European system and a memorandum of understanding will not be signed during the EU summit on Thursday, as planned, Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas said, adding that this might be done later this year.
The Baltic prime ministers say that their countries are ready for Zapad, a major military exercise to be held jointly by Russia and Belarus in September, and feel safe after NATO partners have deployed additional capabilities in the region.
Two terminals could operate on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea controlled by the three Baltic states – in Lithuania's Klaipėda and in Estonia, which could build a small terminal, Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis stated on Friday. In his words, the two terminals would supplement each other along with the Inčukalns gas storage facility in Latvia.