Posts published in Day: December 7, 2018

Lithuania, Russia could launch demilitarization in Baltic — Lithuanian ex-president

Friday, December 7, 2018

Russia and Lithuania could initiate the process of demilitarization in the Baltic Region, Lithuanian ex-president Rolandas Paksas said after a meeting with the Russian president in Moscow. The Lithuanian official said he met Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday, and the Russian leader gave a positive response to his initiative. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that the meeting had taken place, but gave no details. “Lithuania and [Russia’s Baltic exclave…

Lithuania will not sign the UN Migration Pact – Prime Minister

Friday, December 7, 2018

Lithuania will not sign the UN Migration Pact, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said Wednesday, however Vilnius will voice approval for it. “A minister will participate in the conference, express approval of the UN pact… Nothing will be signed by the minister,” Skvernelis stated at a press conference on Wednesday. The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is expected to be signed on 10-11 December in Marrakech. The United States…