Posts published in Day: June 10, 2019

Lithuania must ‘close the chapter’ on CIA prison

Monday, June 10, 2019

Justice Minister Elvinas Jankevicius said the country must “close the chapter” and prevent similar legal precedents in the future as he presented Lithuania’s actions in the suspected secret CIA prison case on Friday. The minister informed the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers in Strasbourg about Lithuania’s progress in executing the European Court of Human Rights’ ruling that the CIA operated a secret detention site for terror suspects in the…

Drones pose increasing challenge to critical infrastructure protection in Latvia

Monday, June 10, 2019

Unmanned aerial vehicles pose an increasing challenge to the security of critical infrastructure in Latvia, therefore the regulatory framework in this area needs to be improved, the State Security Service told LETA. Earlier this week, the government reviewed a report on critical infrastructure protection in Latvia last year. Critical infrastructure includes facilities, systems and parts thereof that are essential for the functioning of Latvia’s society and economy and implementation of…

Current situation in Moldova can only be solved through democratic process

Monday, June 10, 2019

Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) believes that the only way to solve the current complex and difficult situation in Moldova is through democratic process and dialog of political parties, the minister said on Twitter on Sunday. Rinkevics is closely following the developments in Moldova and believes that all sides should exercise restraint and calm. AFP reports that Moldova’s acting president Pavel Filip on Sunday signed a decree dissolving parliament…