Posts tagged as visit

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark to visit Estonia this weekend

Saturday, June 15, 2019

June 15 marks the 800th anniversary of the date when, according to legend, the Dannebrog, the red and white flag of Denmark, fell from the heavens during the Battle of Lyndanisse in modern-day Tallinn. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark will be in Tallinn this weekend to take part in celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the Danish flag, the 135th anniversary of the Estonian flag, Estonia’s centennial as well as…

Arms control inspectors of the Russian Federation conducting an evaluation visit in Lithuania

Friday, April 26, 2019

On April 24 a team of arms control inspectors of the Russian Federation are conducting an evaluation visit to the Motorised Infantry Brigade Griffin of the Lithuanian Land Force according to the requirements of the Vienna Document 2011 of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The Russian arms control inspection team is planned to pay an evaluation visit to the Griffin Brigade based in the Klaipėda city…

Latvian president in Estonia for three-day state visit

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

From Tuesday through Thursday, Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis will be in Estonia for a state visit, during which he will meet with President Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Riigikogu Henn Põlluaas (EKRE) and the Prime Minister, and visit cyber defence exercise Locked Shields as well as Tartu, Estonia’s second-largest city. The Latvian head of state will be accompanied on this visit, his last as president, by Minister of Foreign Affairs…

Polish PM to pay visit to Lithuania in early April

Monday, March 25, 2019

Polish Prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s visit to Lithuania is planned in early April. Preparations for it were discussed by Lithuanian Government Chancellor Algirdas Stoncaitis and Michal Dworczyk, head of the Polish prime minister’s office, in Warsaw on Thursday, the Lithuanian government said. The visit is scheduled for April 5 and discussions during it will focus on bilateral and EU issues. Morawiecki will also visit Orlen Lietuva oil refiner in Mazeikiai,…

Press statement by H.E. President of Latvia Mr Raimonds Vējonis

Friday, February 22, 2019

I have the honour to pay a state visit to Germany. This visit is a testimony to the friendly relations and multifaceted cooperation between Latvia and Germany. I would like to extend my gratitude to His Excellency Federal President of Germany for the valuable exchange of ideas during our meeting today. We had the opportunity to discuss not only the bilateral relations between Latvia and Germany, but also the issues…

US Navy Rear Admiral visit highlights commitment to NATO in the Baltics

Friday, February 22, 2019

Rear Adm Stephen C. Evans, commander of the US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group 2, has met key leaders in Estonia, reaffirming US commitment to NATO and the importance of strengthening interoperability with its allies and partners at all levels. “We train together to enhance our relationships and improve overall coordination with our allies and partners during both peace and times of conflict,” said Rear Adm Evans, according to a US…

Lithuanian-led arms control inspection team to conduct evaluation visit to a Kaliningrad-based military unit

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

A Lithuanian-led international arms control inspection team is conducting a visit to the 79th Guards Separate Motor Rifle Brigade in Kaliningrad Oblast of the Russian Federation on February 12-13. Arms control inspectors from Lithuania, France, and the United States will carry out an evaluation visit to a military unit in accordance with the Vienna Document 2011. During the verification visit arms control inspectors of Lithuania, France, and the U.S. will…

A delegation of high-ranking U.S. officers visited Lithuania

Friday, February 8, 2019

On February 6 Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas met with a delegation of the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy representatives. Vice Minister and three high-ranking representatives of the U.S Armed Forces – Brigadier General Stephen M. Neary, Rear Admiral Stephen C. Evans, and Rear Admiral John B. Skillman – discussed prospects of the U.S.-Lithuanian cooperation, Lithuania’s military infrastructure development and the potential to use it for…

Georgian prime minister visiting Lithuania

Monday, January 21, 2019

There is to be much attention dedicated to the Eastern Partnership Programme and the country’s integration with the EU and NATO. After a war in 2008, Moscow recognised the separatist South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent, while the West still holds these to be occupied Georgian territories. Moscow has thousands of troops deployed in bases there. Due to this, Georgia’s chances of entering the EU and NATO remain dubious.

Foreign Minister Klimkin to visit Lithuania

Friday, January 18, 2019

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will pay a working visit to the Republic of Lithuania on January 10-11, the ministry’s press service reports. “The purpose of the visit is to participate in the annual discussion club Snow Meeting that is a platform to discuss topical issues related to current challenges to European and world security,” the report says. The topics of the current Snow Meeting will be the strengthening of…