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Lithuanian MPs to send delegation to Minsk

Friday, August 14, 2020

The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, has on Friday backed an initiative to send a delegation to the Belarusian capital Minsk, according to the chairman of the foreign affairs committee, Juozas Bernatonis. The parliamentary foreign affairs committee “unanimously agreed that it will be purposeful to send such a delegation when such a possibility comes, and we will coordinate the programme with the Foreign Ministry” the committee chairman, member of the Social Democratic…

Retail chains will be able to send staff for coronavirus tests

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Latvia’s Health Ministry on April 14 announced new measures that will in future allow employers in the retail sector to send staff members for COVID-19 tests without the need for the individual’s family doctor to be part of the process. “In order to limit the spread of COVID-19 in Latvia, tests will be performed on retail workers if there are symptoms of the disease, also by order of the employer. Until now, store employees could…

Lithuania to send new ambassadors to Russia and Ukraine

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Lithuania is sending new ambassadors to Moscow and Kyiv in May, while the country’s representatives to the United States and the European Union are ending their terms this summer. Under the government’s draft resolution, diplomat Eitvydas Bajarūnas is proposed as Lithuanian ambassador to Moscow. He has previously served as ambassador in Sweden and consul general in Saint Petersburg. Bajarūnas should replace Remigijus Motuzas who was recalled from the Moscow embassy…

After US Syria pullout, Lithuania may send more troops to Iraq instead

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Lithuania will not send troops to Syria if US troops stage a complete pullout, Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis said on Thursday. “Until the situation [following Turkish incursion] has been stabilised, definitely not. Another thing is that the architecture of the US presence is unclear, and if there are no US troops, or if there is [only] a symbolic force, we would not see much added value either,” he told the Žinių Radijas…

UK to send Brexit deal ‘final offer’ to a skeptical EU

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will send what he says is the U.K.’s “final offer” for a Brexit deal to the European Union on Wednesday, as the date for Britain’s departure from the bloc looms in less than a month. Johnson says the proposal is a “fair and reasonable compromise,” but it’s likely to face deep skepticism from EU leaders, who doubt the U.K. has a workable plan to avoid…

Taliban send high-level delegation to Islamabad

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Taliban announced Wednesday they are sending a high-level delegation to Pakistan’s capital as part of a tour that has included Russia, China and Iran in a push to resurrect an Afghanistan peace deal with Washington that seemed imminent just a month ago. Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, a co-founder of the Taliban and head of their political office in Qatar, will lead the 11-member delegation…

St. Petersburg animal activists want Estonia to send bears back to Russia

Thursday, July 25, 2019

In a letter to Estonian Minister of the Environment Rene Kokk, Russian animal activists are asking to leave the two bears that have caused a lot of commotion in Estonia’s Valga county alive and guide them back to Russia if possible, Postimees reported. Jelena Bobrova, president of the St. Petersburg-based animal welfare organization “Baltiskaya zabota o zhivotnyh,” says in the letter to the Estonian minister that her concerns are caused by…

France to send 300 troops to Lithuania next year

Monday, July 15, 2019

France will next year send around 300 troops to NATO’s multinational battalion stationed in Lithuania, the French ambassador in Vilnius said on Sunday. The Alliance deployed units to the three Baltic countries and Poland in early 2017, in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and its activity in the Baltic Sea region. The battalion in Lithuania is led by Germany. Other countries send their troops for a certain period of…

South Korea sends sanctioned material to North Korea, politician says

Saturday, August 25, 2018

South Korea has sent 1 billion won ($893,239.96) worth of sanctioned material to North Korea, customs data showed on Friday, raising concern ties with the United States could be damaged as the South pursues cooperation with the North. The United States is pressing North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program, calling for stringent implementation of tough U.S. and U.N. sanctions. But at the same time, its ally, South…