aA
Gitanas Nauseda is leaving on Tuesday for his first visit as Lithuanian president to Estonia to discuss security, energy and other issues with the country's leaders.
Gitanas Nausėda
Gitanas Nausėda
© DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

Nauseda is scheduled to meet with President Kersti Kaljulaid, Prime Minister Juri Ratas and President of the Riigikogu Henn Polluaas.

The countries' leaders "will discuss bilateral political and economic cooperation, the security situation in the Baltic region, NATO defense plans as well as EU agenda, including the new financial framework and formation of the new European Commission, during the visit," the Lithuanian president's office said in a press release.

"The meeting will also focus on strengthening of trilateral cooperation among the Baltic States in the form of presidents' meetings, the collaboration between Lithuania and Estonia in research and innovation and development of the joined Baltic capital market," it said.

Nauseda will address "energy issues, including power grid synchronization with the continental Europe, single European natural gas market and safety of the Astravyets nuclear power plant" as well as joint infrastructures development projects such as Rail Baltica and Via Baltica.

Lithuania has not yet joined a common natural gas market that is being created by the other Baltic countries and Finland.

According to information available to BNS, the main sticking points in the talks with Lithuania are Vilnius' insistence on keeping the money from gas transit shipments to Russia's Kaliningrad region and compensation for Lithuania's investments in a gas pipeline to Poland.

This is Nauseda's fourth foreign visit after he was sworn in as president in mid-July. It follows his trip to Poland, Latvia and Germany.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
|Populiariausi straipsniai ir video

Scientists: strict lockdown might be necessary as early as November

Under the most pessimistic scenario, a strict quarantine in Lithuania might be necessary as early as...

413 new coronavirus cases

On Monday, 413 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Lithuania. Overall, it adds to 11362 confirmed...

Lithuania hands in note to Minsk over Astravyets NPP

Lithuania has on Tuesday handed in a diplomatic note to Minsk over plans to launch power production...

Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda put on lockdown Nnew coronavirus restrictions in Lithuania (1)

Lithuania's government has on Monday placed Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda and another five municipalities...

766 new coronavirus cases

On Sunday, Lithuania already announced the record number of new coronavirus cases. 766 new cases...

Top news

Scientists: strict lockdown might be necessary as early as November

Under the most pessimistic scenario, a strict quarantine in Lithuania might be necessary as early as...

Lithuania hands in note to Minsk over Astravyets NPP

Lithuania has on Tuesday handed in a diplomatic note to Minsk over plans to launch power production...

413 new coronavirus cases

On Monday, 413 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Lithuania. Overall, it adds to 11362 confirmed...

Football and basketball officials say ban on fans in stadiums understandable

Lithuania's top football and basketball officials say the government's planned ban on fans in stadiums...

Colin P. Clarke, Asfandyar Mir | D+ nariams

Al Qaeda’s leader is old, bumbling, and a terrorist mastermind

Ayman al-Zawahiri isn’t trying to plan another 9/11 attack—because he doesn’t need to.

|Maža didelių žinių kaina