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Ukraine, Lithuania to continue cooperation in defense sector

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Ukraine Marius Janukonis have discussed further cooperation between the two countries in the defense sphere, according to the Defense Ministry’s press service. “The parties discussed the state and prospects of the Ukrainian-Lithuanian defense cooperation. The defense minister stressed that it is extremely important for Ukraine to continue implementing the reform process and noted the…

Moldova must continue its European integration, while at the same time maintaining pragmatic relations with Russia

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Moldova is implementing a balanced foreign policy approached, conducting the Europeanisation of the country, while at the same time maintaining pragmatic relations with Russia, Moldovan Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Aureliu Ciocoi told LETA in an interview. ”Moldova is first and foremost pro-Moldovan. We work for the good of our country,” he said. ”As far as Russia is concerned, we call this approach a balanced foreign policy. Moldova…

Persson: Swedbank to stay in Estonia and continue growing

Friday, October 4, 2019

Chairman of the supervisory board of Swedbank Göran Persson gave a press conference in Tallinn on Friday where he said that the Swedish bank will not be leaving Estonia and is looking at expansion instead. Göran Persson said that while the money laundering scandal has given rise to rumors of extensive changes to be made, the latter are false and Swedbank remains committed to the Estonian market. The chairman of…

Baltic and Nordic foreign ministers agree to continue cooperation on climate change

Friday, September 13, 2019

On Wednesday and Thursday, in Borgarnes (Iceland), the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics took part in the annual meeting of the Baltic and Nordic (NB8) Foreign Ministers, LETA was informed by the Foreign Ministry. During the meetings, Rinkevics expressed the view that, being aware of the importance of climate change, the EU should present itself as a leader setting ambitious goals in climate change mitigation. The ministers agreed on the…

Lithuanian president to meet with Mission Siberia team

Monday, July 15, 2019

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda is meeting with the Mission Siberia team on Monday. This continues the tradition, set up by former President Dalia Grybauskaite, of annual meetings with participants of the mission before the start of each expedition, Aistis Zabarauskas, the president’s spokesman, told BNS. “We just continue the tradition”, he said. This year’s ten-day expedition is set to begin on July 17. Just as last year, the participants of…

Farmer destroys great snipe nesting area with glyphosate

Friday, June 28, 2019

Most of a 400-hectare bird nesting area in Valga County has been destroyed by the use of the herbicide glyphosate, an investigation by the Agricultural Board has confirmed. The affected area is part of the flood meadows along Estonia’s Emajõgi river. According to the investigation, the nesting are of great snipe and other bird species was destroyed by the application of the herbicide and crop desiccant, glyphosate. One of the…

Lithuanian women continue to earn less than men

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Men’s gross monthly wages in Lithuania exceeded those of women by 156.3 euros on average in the first quarter of 2019, according to figures released by Statistics Lithuania. The statistics show women’s average gross wages in Lithuania’s economy, excluding sole proprietorships, at 1,184.6 euros, or 88.3% of men’s average gross wages of 1,340.9 euros. Women’s net wages, at 757.8 euros, accounted for 89.4% of men’s net wages, at 847.6 euros…

Allied training flights in Estonian airspace to continue

Friday, August 24, 2018

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik (Pro Patria) decided on Friday to restore access to training areas in Estonian airspace for allied training flights starting 27 August, the Ministry of Defence announced in a press release. “In order to ensure Estonia’s security, full scale NATO air policing missions must be carried out in our airspace, including various air policing related combat training exercises,” Luik was quoted in the press release. According…