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Finance minister urges austerity as Lithuania’s debt risks breaking EU rules

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Lithuania’s Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka says the government should not raise its 2021 spending for boosting consumption, as the country is close to breaking eurozone rules on government debt. “[The Finance Ministry] will propose a safe government budget,” Šapoka told the parliamentary Budget and Finance Committee, which is working on next year’s government spending bill, on Wednesday. “What does ‘safe’ means? Raising spending for consumption would not be safe.” He…

Lithuania makes breaking self-isolation rules a criminal offence

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, passed law amendments on Tuesday criminalising the breaking of self-isolation rules, punishable by up to a year in prison. People who have been informed about having an infectious disease, about the necessary protective measures, but who continued to be in touch with other people, thereby causing a risk of infection to others, can now face criminal liability. Therefore, if people diagnosed with Covid-19 break self-isolation and…

Iran enriching uranium to 4.5%, breaking deal limit

Monday, July 8, 2019

Iran began enriching uranium Monday to 4.5%, breaking the limit set by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, semi-official news agencies in the country reported. The acknowledgement by the spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran comes a day after Iran pledged to break the deal’s limit of 3.67%. The decision to ramp up uranium enrichment came less than a week after Iran acknowledged breaking the 300-kilogram (661-pound)…