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B3+1 – meeting with the Baltic countries

Monday, July 20, 2020

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is meeting his Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian counterparts in Tallinn today (20 July). This is the 26th time that the Foreign Ministers of the Baltic states and Germany are meeting to coordinate their foreign policy both in the European Union and beyond. Following the last meeting in Hamburg in 2019, Estonia is hosting the gathering this year. Prior to his departure, Foreign Minister Maas said: Together with my…

Polish president will speak for Lithuania during meeting with Trump, minister says

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Polish President Andrzej Duda will speak for Lithuania, too, when he meets US President Donald Trump, according to the Lithuanian foreign minister. Duda, who is meeting Trump in Washington on Wednesday, spoke with Lithuania’s President Gitanas Nausėda before his departure to the US and “we were assured that President Duda will represent our interests as well” Minister Linas Linkevičius told reporters on Tuesday. “We have stressed numerous times that the…

NATO to hold extraordinary meeting

Friday, February 28, 2020

33 Turkish soldiers martyred late Thursday in airstrike by Assad regime forces in Syria’s Idlib province. ANKARA Following Turkey’s request, NATO will hold an extraordinary meeting Friday over attacks to Turkish soldiers in Idlib, northwestern Syria. Late Thursday, at least 33 Turkish soldiers were martyred and tens of others injured in an airstrike by Assad regime forces in Idlib de-escalation zone. “Today, the #NATO council meets at Turkey’s request to…

Latvian Prime Minister convenes meeting of Crisis Management Council

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) has convened a meeting of the Crisis Management Council in relation to the outbreak of coronavirus Covid-19 in Europe, the prime minister’s office reported. The Crisis Management Council will hear reports of the Health Ministry and other responsible institutions on the development of the situation and the necessary measures. Karins said after the coalition meeting on Monday that the previous Crisis Management Coucil meeting…

Meeting of Baltic Assembly committees to focus on circular economy, digital cooperation

Friday, February 14, 2020

A joint meeting of the economics, energy and innovation committee and the natural resources and environment committee of the Baltic Assembly, where topics to be discussed as economic cooperation of the Baltic states include circular economy and digital issues, will be held in the Conference Hall of the Riigikogu on Friday. Chairman of the Baltic Assembly’s natural resources and environment committee Erki Savisaar said that at the session devoted to…

Defense Minister Jüri Luik will attend a meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Defense Minister Jüri Luik will attend a meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels on Wednesday, where, among other things, the role of NATO in the Middle East will be discussed. Allied defense ministers will address issues related to NATO operations and missions, as well as deterrence and defense attitudes, focusing in particular on the future of the NATO Training Mission for Iraq (NMI) and the Afghan Training Mission Resolute…

Kaljulaid meets Ukrainian president

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with President Kersti Kaljulaid at Kadriorg in Tallinn on Tuesday during a one-day visit to Estonia. Later in the day, Zelensky will meet with Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and the Speaker of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas. The Ukrainian head of state, together with his Estonian colleague and Commander of the Defense Forces Martin Herem will visit a military field hospital developed in cooperation between the…

Meeting against territorial reform planned in Latvia

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

A “people’s meeting” in which residents from various regions of Latvia will express their dissatisfaction with the administrative-territorial reform plan, will be held this Thursday almost simultaneously with a protest planned by healthcare employees, Liga Bulmeistere, a representative of the Latvian Green Party, informed LETA. While the healthcare employees will be protesting the government’s failure to keep the pay rise promise, those dissatisfied with the territorial reform are determined to…

North Korea rejects meeting with South over resort

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

North Korea on Tuesday rejected South Korea’s request for working-level talks to discuss the possible demolition of South Korean-made hotels and other facilities at the North’s Diamond Mountain resort that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants removed. In letters addressed to Seoul’s Unification Ministry and South Korea’s Hyundai business group, North Korea said face-to-face meetings would be unnecessary and repeated its stance that details should be worked out through…

Estonian defmin to take part in NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Estonia’s Defense Minister Juri Luik is about to take part in a two-day meeting of NATO ministers of defense in Brussels on Thursday and Friday where strengthening of the alliance’s deterrence and defense will be talked about. Luik and his Latvian, Lithuanian and Polish counterparts are to meet with Gen. Tod D. Wolters, NATO’s supreme allied commander Europe (SACEUR). In addition, the ministers of defense are to discuss matters related…