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Lithuania calls for ‘transatlantic unity’ as EU discusses Iran

Friday, January 10, 2020

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius is leaving for Brussels on Friday to discuss the situation in the Middle East with his EU counterparts. “The transatlantic unity remains crucial,” Linkevičius was quoted as saying in a statement released by the Foreign Ministry. “Iran has to stop performing provocative actions. The situation must be de-escalated. Lithuania is closely monitoring the situation and we stand ready to work with our partners and allies…

Estonian president discusses future of European defense cooperation in Paris

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid participated in a working lunch held at the the Elysee presidential palace in Paris on Sunday, where the heads of state and government of the countries participating in the French-led European Intervention Initiative (EI2) discussed the future of defense cooperation in Europe. “It is very positive that the European Union is taking increased responsibility in organizing the security and defense of its citizens. It should be…

Foreign minister discusses migration and UNSC with Hungarian counterpart

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Foreign minister Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) met his Hungarian opposite number Péter Szijjártó (Fidesz) Tuesday, where the pair discussed Estonia’s priorities related to its UN Security Council (UNSC) non-permanent seat, international migration policy, and the European Union’s next budgetary framework. The meeting, which took place in Štrbské Pleso in Slovakia, brought together foreign ministers from the  Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) nations, on an informal basis. Reinsalu and…