Posts tagged as cooperation

Audit Office: Authorities’ competing roles hampering foreign commerce

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

While the private sector is generally happy with Estonia’s approach to commercial diplomacy, improvements could be made in communications, cooperation and organization, the National Audit Office (Riigikontroll) finds. The issues particularly relate to apparent competition and duplication in roles and tasks between state agency Enterprise Estonia, and the Ministry of Foreign affairs, which can hinder progress, the audit office wrote in a recently released report. Nonetheless, while the two bodies,…

Macron in Vilnius: I am aware of your past but cooperation with Russia is needed

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

During a visit to Lithuania, French President Emmanuel Macron said he is aware of the Baltic countries’ experience of Soviet occupation, but said cooperation with Russia is crucial. “If we want to establish lasting peace, we have to work with Russia since we share common geography and the past,” he told reporters in Vilnius after a meeting with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda. The French leader said he was aware of…

Poland and Lithuania sign declaration about recognising scientific titles

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Yesterday, Wojciech Murdzek and Algirdas Monkevičius, the Science Ministers of Poland and Lithuania signed a mutual agreement concerning recognising documents, professional titles, scientific and artist degrees on Monday. The deal aims to simplify academic contact between the two countries and tighten cooperation in the fields of higher education and science. Minister Murdzek added that in both countries higher education was nearly simultaneously reformed so the previous agreement signed in 2005…

Closer cooperation between Lithuania and Poland needed

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says he will seek closer cooperation between Lithuania and Poland at their shared border to better deal with common security threats. A major fire in Lithuania’s southern town of Alytus and the coronavirus pandemic have highlighted the importance of smooth cross-border cooperation at the municipal level, the minister said in a press release after a visit to Sejny and Punsk. The two towns in northeastern…

Belarus, Latvia discuss international cooperation in tackling consequences of pandemic

Friday, June 26, 2020

The foreign ministers of Belarus and Latvia discussed international cooperation in dealing with the the consequences of the pandemic, BelTA learned from the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus. “Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei had a telephone conversation with his Latvian counterpart Edgars Rinkevics on the initiative of the Latvian side. The ministers discussed the coronavirus response measures in Belarus and Latvia, measures to…

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…

Estonian president, US natl security adviser discuss cooperation between 2 states

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, who is on a working visit to the United States this week, met with US national security adviser Robert O’Brien at the White House on Wednesday evening to discuss security cooperation between Estonia and the United States as well as the geopolitical context of the Three Seas Initiative. “The Three Seas Initiative, the summit of which is to be held in Tallinn in June, is becoming…

Latvia and South Africa discuss legal and consular cooperation

Monday, March 2, 2020

In the wake of the various controversies surrounding the Kristīne Misāne extradition case , on 27–28 February 2020, the non-resident Ambassador of Latvia to the Republic of South Africa (RSA), Raimonds Jansons, and Counsellor, Head of the Consular Legal Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dagnija Lāce-Ate, were on a working visit to the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported February 28. “During the visit, meetings took place…

Transport infrastructure cooperation between Ukraine and Lithuania continues to develop

Monday, February 24, 2020

Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Vladislav Krykliy, has met with the Minister of Transport and Communication of Lithuania, Jaroslav Narkevich, within the framework of a working visit of Krykliy to the International Conference “Europe of the Carpathians” on February 21-22, 2020 in Krasiczy, Poland. They discussed the status and prospects of the development.

Alliance between Montenegro and Lithuania confirmed

Friday, February 21, 2020

Minister of Foreign Affairs Srđan Darmanović met  with Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius, Speaker of Parliament Viktoras Pranckietis and Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs Gediminas Kirkilas, while he was paying a working visit to the Republic of Lithuania. After discussion with Lithuanian officials, Minister Darmanović opened the Consulate of Montenegro in Vilnius, headed by the Honorary Consul. In a discussion with Minister Linkevičius, alliance between Montenegro and…