Posts tagged as demands

Lithuanian president demands transport minister’s resignation

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda has called on Jaroslav Narkevič to resign as the country’s transport minister. “The president can no longer trust this minister and believes that he must step down,” Povilas Mačiulis, the president’s adviser, told reporters at the Presidential Palace on Thursday. According to the adviser, Nausėda expects Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis to make a “principled decision”. Narkevič has faced a barrage of criticism from the opposition lately…

Former President of Estonia Demands the Freedom of Doctor Gaprindashvili

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Estonian Embassy in Tbilisi has recently released a video in which the former President of the Country Toomas Hendrik Ilves and his wife express the full support of Dr. Vazha Gaprindashvili, demanding his immediate freedom. The video features ex-president Ilves speaking in English, and his wife delivering the message in their mother tongue. In the video, the Former President says the following: “I call upon the De Facto authorities…

Delegates of Baltic states leave PACE session in protest

Thursday, June 27, 2019

In protest against restoration of voting rights for Russian delegation, delegations of the Baltic states and four other countries cut short their participation in the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and return home to consult on further actions with their governments and parliaments. Delegations of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Ukraine, Georgia, Poland and Slovakia said in their statement: “The unconditional restoration of the Russian…

Skvernelis refuses to say if country will join common gas market

Friday, June 7, 2019

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with his visiting Estonian counterpart Juri Ratas on Thursday and said he could not say yet if Lithuania would join a common gas market with other regional countries. “There’s no answer yet,” he told journalists, asked if Lithuania would join a common gas tariff zone with Latvia, Estonia and Finland. These countries signed an agreement on the introduction of a common gas tariff zone…

Teachers demand from Latvia’s ministry specific amendments

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees sent a letter to Latvia’s Education and Science Ministry on Tuesday, 23 April. In it, representatives demand strict guarantees and specific amendments to regulations to ensure increase of wages for teachers in accordance with the schedule. The council of the trade union decided on 17 April to organize and indefinite strike in September if the government fails to amend regulations on teachers’…

Boris Johnson demands UK PM May scrap her Brexit proposals

Friday, September 28, 2018

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson called on Prime Minister Theresa May to rip up her proposal for Britain’s exit from the European Union, ratcheting up the pressure on May as she prepares to face her divided party at its annual conference next week. Just six months before Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, little is clear: May has yet to clinch a Brexit divorce deal…