Posts tagged as Moldova

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…

Moldova must continue its European integration, while at the same time maintaining pragmatic relations with Russia

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Moldova is implementing a balanced foreign policy approached, conducting the Europeanisation of the country, while at the same time maintaining pragmatic relations with Russia, Moldovan Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Aureliu Ciocoi told LETA in an interview. ”Moldova is first and foremost pro-Moldovan. We work for the good of our country,” he said. ”As far as Russia is concerned, we call this approach a balanced foreign policy. Moldova…

Lithuanian president calls on Moldova to continue European integration, reforms

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda called on Moldova to continue its European integration process and the necessary reforms as he met with the country’s prime minister, Maia Sandu, on Thursday. “The president expressed hope that the new ruling coalition (of Moldova) would remain committed to the European integration and continue implementing reforms that would contribute to the welfare of people of Moldova,” Nauseda’s office said in a press release. “According to…

Current situation in Moldova can only be solved through democratic process

Monday, June 10, 2019

Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) believes that the only way to solve the current complex and difficult situation in Moldova is through democratic process and dialog of political parties, the minister said on Twitter on Sunday. Rinkevics is closely following the developments in Moldova and believes that all sides should exercise restraint and calm. AFP reports that Moldova’s acting president Pavel Filip on Sunday signed a decree dissolving parliament…

Lithuania to carry out the NATO Contact Point Embassy functions in Moldova, Defence Attaché position created

Thursday, February 21, 2019

On February 20 the Government approved the proposal of the Ministry of National Defence to establish the post of Defence Attaché at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Moldova which will function as a NATO Contact Point Embassy in 2019-2020. At the moment there is no Lithuanian Defence Attaché based in Moldova, our country’s military interest is represented by a Defence Attaché based in Kyiv. Lithuania actively supports…

EU stops financial support to Moldova seeing disrespect to election process

Friday, July 6, 2018

The European Union has announced the freezing of a EUR 100 million aid package to Moldova for not complying to the preconditions of respecting democratic mechanisms and the rule of law. Belgian-based news portal EurActiv reports that the EU is supportive of Moldova’s pro-Western government, yet it has voiced strong criticism to a court ruling in June to cancel the result of an election won by a former prosecutor –…

Estonia, Moldova to launch 10 new development cooperation projects

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Estonia intends to launch ten new projects in development cooperation with Moldova, in addition to the 18 joint projects already in progress, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas said in the capital of Moldova on June 18th, informs LETA/BNS. “I remember very well how important support and encouragement was for Estonia when we were aspiring to become a member of the European Union. Although our aim was clear and our wish…

Minister of Defence of Moldova E. Sturza to visit Lithuania

Friday, May 18, 2018

On May 18 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis will meet with Minister of Defence of Moldova Eugeniu Sturza visiting Lithuania. At the meeting at the Ministry of National Defence bilateral defence cooperation and its prospects, progress of Moldovan defence reform and cooperation with NATO and the EU will be discussed, Ministers will exchange views on regional security. During the visit on May 18-19 Minister of Defence of Moldova and…

Moldova’s President Rules Out NATO Bases in His Country During Own Presidency

Monday, May 7, 2018

Moldova’s President Igor Dodon told Zvezda broadcaster that there would be no NATO bases in his country as long as he remains the leader of Moldova. Last year, media reported that the US Navy was planning to build military facilities at the Bulboaca base. The Moldovan Defense Ministry explained that the project was not linked to NATO. “I have been to all of our military bases in Moldova, there are no threats, no attempts to build someone…