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Lithuania’s leaders pledge to raise women’s rights during Polish president’s visit

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Lithuania’s liberal parliament speaker has pledged to raise the issue of women’s reproductive rights during her meeting with Polish president on Tuesday, adding that Vilnius cannot turn a blind eye on the issue. “Through the Liberal Movement’s efforts, reproductive health issues have been included into the ruling coalition agreement and are among the pressing issues. So, this topic is very important to us,” Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen told reporters. “As partners, as…

Polish president comes for 2-day visit to Lithuania

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Polish President Andrzej Duda is coming for a two-day visit to Lithuania on Tuesday. Local activists are planning a protest over Poland’s abortion ban. Duda and his Lithuanian counterpart, Gitanas Nausėda “will discuss bilateral cooperation in fighting the pandemic, the procurement of vaccines, regional security and defence issues as well as the implementation of strategic energy and transport projects, transatlantic relations and the situation in the Eastern Partnership countries,” the…

Polish president to visit Lithuania next week, establish joint council

Friday, November 13, 2020

Polish President Andrzej Duda is scheduled to visit Vilnius on November 17–18, according to the office of the Lithuanian president. Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda and his Polish counterpart will establish the Council of the Presidents of Lithuania and Poland during the visit. It will mark “a new phase of enhanced bilateral cooperation as well as cooperation at the level of NATO and the EU”, Nausėda was quoted in the statement…

French President Emmanuel Macron concludes his visit to Latvia

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron continued his two-day visit to Latvia September 30 with a busy day scheduled. First on the running order was a press conference with Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš, which can be viewed below. The pair had been due to discuss “topical issues of the European Union and external relations.” Speaking in French initially, Kariņš talked up the opportunities for “many synergies” between French and Latvian businesses in the…

French President Emmanuel Macron continues his visit to Latvia

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron continued his two-day visit to Latvia September 30 with a busy day scheduled. First on the running order ws a press conference with Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš, which can be viewed below. The pair had been due to discuss “topical issues of the European Union and external relations.” Speaking in French initially, Kariņš talked up the opportunities for “many synergies” between French and Latvian businesses in the…

French President Macron to visit Lithuania this month

Thursday, September 10, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron plans to visit Lithuania on September28–29, well-informed sources told BNS. France has  deployed several hundred troops to the German-led multinational NATO battalion in Lithuania, and has also taken part in the NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission. Meanwhile, Lithuania has  sent additional troops to Mali in response to France’s request. However, the position on Russia differs in Lithuania and France. Vilnius urges the West to take a tougher stance…

Latvia to receive first ever visit from Saudi foreign minister

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, is scheduled to arrive in Latvia on August 20 in what is going to be the first ever visit of a Sadi foreign minister to Latvia, LETA was told at the Latvian Foreign Ministry. During the visit, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) and his Saudi colleague are expected to discuss bilateral cooperation, as…

Visit of the Belarus leader to Latvia discussed

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Latvian State President Egls Levits had a telephone call with his Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko March in which the pair discussed a future visit of the authoritarian leader to Latvia, reported the Latvian presidential press service. In what was described as a “long conversation” the pair talked about “good neighborly relations, and discussed current bilateral and international agenda issues,” a release said. LSM.LV

Joint Baltic and Polish delegations to visit Washington

Monday, March 2, 2020

The speaker of the Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, is going to the US to discuss Baltic affairs. He will be joined by his Latvian and Polish counterparts and representatives of the Estonian parliament. “The US presence in our region is indispensable. We are grateful to the United States for its active participation in military exercises held in the Baltic region,” Pranckietis said. NATO’s defence plan for the Baltic states and Poland…

Razumkov begins visit to Latvia

Monday, February 24, 2020

Verkhovna Rada Chairman Dmitry Razumkov has started an official visit to Latvia, the press service of the Verkhovna Rada has reported. “Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov has started an official visit to Latvia. During his visit, the Ukrainian parliament speaker will hold talks with President of the Republic of Latvia Egils Levits, Prime Minister of Latvia Krisjanis Karins, and Speaker of the Saeima of Latvia Inara…