Posts tagged as initiatives

Lithuanian President: EU defence duplicates NATO functions

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

A separate EU  defence  would duplicate NATO functions and lead to confusion, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda says. Addressing the Bucharest Nine meeting of foreign ministers in Vilnius on Tuesday, the Lithuanian president insisted that “the transatlantic link is by far the most important one” to ensure the region’s security. “We need the US to remain a European power. This is the only winning strategy. For all of us,” Nausėda said.…

Lithuanian president to look closely at who backs his initiatives in Seimas

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda will pay particular attention to who will support his initiatives during parliamentary debates on next year’s budget, which may have an impact on his contacts with political parties after the next general election, his chief advisor said on Tuesday. “A lot will come to light during the budget debates in which a considerable part of the president’s initiatives will or will not materialize,” Povilas Maciulis told…

Lithuanian minister to meet with regional diplomats in Latvia

Monday, June 3, 2019

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs will meet with diplomats from other countries in the Latvian city of Jurmala to discuss initiatives aimed at strengthening the Baltic Sea region. The Council of the Baltic Sea States meeting in Jurmala will be attended by the foreign ministers of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, as well as diplomats from Denmark, Iceland, Germany, Russia and the European Commission. “The meeting’s participants will…