Posts tagged as Eastern European countries

Cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European Countries

Thursday, February 18, 2021

On 9th February 2021, the Summit of China and Central and Eastern European Countries (hereinafter referred to as “The Participants”) was hosted by the People’s Republic of China through video link. President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China, Chairman of the Presidency Milorad Dodik of Bosnia and Herzegovina, President Milos Zeman of the Czech Republic, President Milo Djukanovic of Montenegro, President Andrzej Duda of the Republic of Poland,…

MSPO 2019: Eastern Europe mounts tank inventory push

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Most Eastern European countries are focusing their efforts to maintain and strengthen their armoured vehicle inventories. This is being undertaken in accordance with geopolitical ambitions and the availability of funds in  defence budgets. ‘What we see there are some ambitious efforts, deemed to be components from long-term re-armament and upgrade programmes of Soviet-era weapons systems. In general, these actions are beefing up the defence potential at the NATO eastern flank,’…

Lithuania won’t appeal EU commission’s decision in Gazprom probe – energy minister

Monday, September 17, 2018

Lithuania will not appeal against the European Commission’s decision in its probe against Russia’s gas giant Gazprom as this would not bring much benefit to the country, which has sufficient means to ensure its energy security, Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas said on Friday. “We are still finalizing our assessment and weighing all the cons and pros. Contesting the decision would not give much value-added to Lithuania. At the moment, we…