Posts tagged as Croatia

Croatia added to Lithuania’s blacklist of coronavirus-affected countries

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Lithuanian travelers returning from Croatia will have to self-isolate for two weeks as of Monday, the Health Ministry has announced. The ministry also barred entry for foreign nationals coming from Croatia, citing the worsening coronavirus situation in the country. The travel ban currently also applies to Luxembourg, Sweden, Portugal, Belarus and Romania. Travelers from Iceland and Spain will be advised to self-isolate from Monday. The list of coronavirus-affected countries –…

Poland, US, UK, Romania and Croatia conduct military exercises on NATO’s eastern flank

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Troops have attended the military exercise Bull-Run 12 in Podlasie province near the Suwalki Gap, which is a bottleneck consisting of a 65 km short stretch of land located between Kaliningrad and Belarus. It serves as the only land route through which supplies can reach the Baltic States from Poland and other European NATO member states. War games focused on the defense of NATO’s eastern flank. Together with allied troops…

Lithuania allows flights to 6 countries, including Italy

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Lithuanian government gave the nod to resuming direct regular flights to six more countries: Cyprus, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Spain and Ireland. The foreign minister said Wizz Air, Ryanair and Air Baltic had asked for permission to relaunch more flights to and from Lithuania. “Cyprus will reopen to unrestricted travel by Lithuanian citizens from June 20. Wizz Air would fly to Larnaca from Vilnius and Ryanair would fly to Paphos…

Estonian parlt speaker, Croatian president acknowledge common values

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Estonian parliament speaker Henn Polluaas and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic acknowledged at their meeting on Tuesday that Estonia and Croatia are close in terms of their their common values and world view and stand for a rules-based world order. “The relations between our two countries are excellent,” Polluaas was quoted by parliament spokespeople as saying. “Although we are not neighbors, our histories have a lot in common, and we have…

Paris celebrates World Cup win as one million fans fill Champs-Élysées

Monday, July 16, 2018

Tens of thousands of supporters wrapped in red, white and blue flags and singing the French national anthem have poured on to the Champs-Élysées in Paris to celebrate France’s World Cup victory over Croatia, cheering that the nation was now firmly a football superpower. As the final whistle blew, shouts rang out and vast crowds that had gathered outside local bars began sprinting on to the 1.2 mile (2km) avenue in…

Croatia ratifies convention on women’s rights despite protests

Monday, April 16, 2018

Croatian lawmakers have backed a treaty safeguarding women and girls in the face of right-wing and Catholic opposition. Critics of the Istanbul Convention argue that it will indirectly legalize gay marriage. Croatia’s parliament on Friday voted 110-30 in favor of ratifying the Istanbul Convention, the world’s first binding treaty on preventing and fighting violence against women. The convention, agreed in 2011, has now been ratified by 29 countries, including 18…