Key Lithuanian Foreign Policy messages of the week. All materials included are public.

                                                                                                                 


Key messages:

  • NATO’s transition from assurance to long time adaptation to new security environment – task for the Warsaw summit.
  • Turkey’s contribution solving the refugee crisis is essential
  • 2015 is breakthrough year in terms of Baltic States’ striving for energy independence

 


Top lines, statements


Europe’s Migrant Crisis:

  • President Grybauskaitė: Turkey’s contribution is essential to overcome the migration crisis (29 November, 2015)
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Security and Defence:

  • Formal ground-breaking ceremony marks the beginning of construction works of new radar post infrastructure (27 November, 2015) Read full news release
  • Assurance measures in the Baltic region were discussed with Commander of U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe (25 November, 2015) Read full news release    
  • Lithuanian soldiers and allies started the mission as part of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine (24 November, 2015) Read full news release

Bilateral Relations, Regional Cooperation:

  • FM Linkevičius: ‘2015 is breakthrough year in terms of Baltic States’ striving for energy independence’ (24 November, 2015) Read full news release
  • FM Linkevičius: ‘Lithuanian-Armenian economic cooperation has unused potential’ (26 November, 2015) Read full news release    
  • Lithuanian-Romanian political consultation held in Vilnius (24 November, 2015) Read full news release 
  • Marking 20 years of Barcelona process, Lithuania’s Foreign Vice-Minister stresses importance of solidarity (26 November, 2015)  Read full news release      

Lithuanian Economy:

  • Lithuania’s Foreign Vice-Minister: ‘EU-Ukraine free trade agreement enters into force in 5 weeks’ (27 November, 2015)
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  • New information portal simplifies immigration process for non-EU specialists and investors (24 November, 2015)
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  • Further EU funding of the project “Rail Baltica” have been secured (23 November, 2015) Read full news release