Posts tagged as Georgia

Arrivals from Georgia, Sweden, Norway required to self-isolate in Lithuania

Monday, September 21, 2020

Lithuania’s Health Ministry has published an updated list of coronavirus-affected countries. As of Monday, travellers arriving in Lithuania from Bulgaria, Sweden, Norway, Georgia, Canada, Tunisia, and the Faroe Islands will also be required to self-isolate. In all, arrivals from 20 EU countries are now required to provide a prior Covid-19 test and to self-isolate for two weeks once in the country. Under the current rules, non-residents coming to Lithuania from…

Estonia raises Russia’s aggression against Georgia at UN Security Council

Friday, August 7, 2020

At a formal meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday, Estonia alongside the United States, Belgium, Germany, France and the United Kingdom raised the issue of Russia’s actions against Georgia. “This week marks 12 years since the beginning of Russia’s aggression in Georgia. We considered it important to draw the international community’s attention at the Security Council to the fact that Russia’s aggression in Georgia has not waned,” Estonian…

Georgia allows entry to citizens of Baltic states

Thursday, July 9, 2020

The Georgian authorities have decided to allow entry in the country by plane to citizens of Germany, France, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, Irakly Chikovani, press speaker of the Georgian prime minister. Citizens of these countries can visit Georgia unimpededly, but only by plane, he said. Before visiting Georgia, people will be required to fill our special electronic questionnaires that will state specific data, history of trips in the past 14…

Air traffic between Latvia and Georgia could be resumed soon

Thursday, July 2, 2020

According to the decisions made by the European Union (EU) and recommendations from the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC), the resumption of scheduled passenger air traffic between Latvia and Georgia is expected in the near future, Minister of Transport Talis Linkaits (New Conservative Party) posted on his Twitter account. The minister calls to follow along information on airlines’ websites when flights could resume. Meanwhile, information on the website…

Lithuania considers resuming flights to Georgia and Ukraine

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Lithuania may open up its borders to travel from Georgia and Ukraine next month, the country’s foreign minister has hinted. “Certain outbound routes from the Schengen area are likely to be reopened as of July 1, but it will not be something massive and incautious. Definitely not. We hope to resume contact with Georgia and Ukraine, and we also hoped to do so with Israel, but the situation has worsened…

Why is Lithuanian MEP accused of interfering in Georgia?

By Jurga Bakaitė on Monday, June 1, 2020

As Georgia prepares for general elections in October, a letter from Lithuanian MEP about the government’s treatment of opposition leaders has ruffled some feathers in Tbilisi. Andrius Kubilius has been accused by Georgia’s ruling politicians of exerting unacceptable pressure on the country’s domestic issues. Meanwhile, the Lithuanian MEP told LRT.lt the current situation in Tbilisi reminds of pre-Maidan Ukraine, when the now-deposed Viktor Yanukovych imprisoned opposition leaders. “European partners need…

Lithuania sends aid to Armenia, Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine

Thursday, May 14, 2020

A shipment of Lithuanian-made protective face shields are on their way to Armenia, Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine, according to the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry. The ministry said the Ukraine-bound humanitarian aid departed on Wednesday, and Armenia, Moldova and Georgia-bound shipments of equipment to combat Covid-19 were leaving on Thursday. Some 52,600 Lithuanian-made protective face shields had been purchased from two local companies – Baltic Digital Printing and Medienos Era – for…

Lithuania extends coronavirus aid to Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The Lithuanian government has approved 100,000 euros in humanitarian aid for Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The cabinet of ministers decided on Wednesday to allocate 40,000 euros to Ukraine and 20,000 to each of the other countries. The money will be used to purchase protective equipment for the countries to help them fight the coronavirus pandemic. Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry has been put in charge of purchasing the supplies and arranging…

Latvia condemns Russian cyber-attack on Georgia

Friday, February 21, 2020

Latvia added its voice February 21 to condemnation from the United States and United Kingdom of a massive cyber-attack that targeted Georgia on 28 October, 2019. The cyber-attack targeted Georgia’s government and private companies’ websites as well as the national TV stations. “Latvia shares in the views expressed in the statements made by Georgia, the United States of America and the United Kingdom, which attribute the cyber-attack to the Main Division of the General…

Lithuania is a close friend and ally of Georgia

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Lithuania is a close friend and ally of Georgia, said Gitanas Nausėda, President of the Lithuania, Trend reports citing the press service of the government of Georgia. He made the remark at a meeting with Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia, which was held within the World Economic Forum in Davos. Minister of Finance of Georgia Ivane Matchavariani and Adviser to the Prime Minister of Georgia on Foreign Affairs Irakli Chikovani also…