Posts tagged as embassies

Activist in Vilnius projects opposition flag on Belarusian, Russian embassies

Monday, September 14, 2020

On Sunday, an artist in Lithuania projected the white-red colours of the Belarusian opposition flag on the Belarusian embassy and the park in front of the Russian embassy in Vilnius. Egle Grėbliauskaitė, the author of the initiative, said she wanted to express solidarity with Belarusian protesters ahead of the meeting between the Russian and Belarusian presidents. “I just wanted that the message of what the [Belarusian] people, democracy-seeking people want,…

Estonia to open embassies in South Korea and Singapore

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

At its meeting on 30 January, the Estonian government approved the plan to open Estonian embassies in the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Singapore. “Opening an embassy in Seoul is important for bilateral relations with South Korea and the Asian region in general,” the Estonian foreign ministry said in a statement. “One of the main reasons for opening an embassy in Singapore is boosting business ties and supporting…

Baltic States protest against Moscow’s plans to celebrate Baltics’ «liberation» with fireworks

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Latvian, Lithuania and Estonian foreign ministries have summoned representatives of Russian embassies to issue protests against Moscow’s plans to celebrate with fireworks on 22 September Baltics’ «liberation» from German forces in 1944. Estonia’s Foreign Ministry summoned Russia’s ambassador on 10 June to issue a complaint in regards to Russia’s planned festivities. Estonia’s Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu believes the announcement on the planned festivities in the Russian Federation is «a provocative…

It is not correct to complain to embassies about internal matters – Raimonds Vejonis

Thursday, January 31, 2019

In an interview on the LNT television channel this morning, President Raimonds Vejonis said that it is not correct for parties to complain about internal political problems to foreign embassies. The President agreed that rule of law must be strengthened in Latvia, but that this must be done internally, and that proposals must first come from the Justice Ministry. He also reminded that once a person becomes an elected official,…

Lithuania plans to open embassies in UAE, Australia, Indonesia

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Lithuania plans to open embassies in the United Arab Emirates, Australia and Indonesia over the next three years, according to the explanatory note of the next year’s state budget bill. “We plan to open embassies,” Rasa Jakilaitiene, spokeswoman for the Lithuanian foreign ministers, confirmed it to BNS Lithuania. The UAE are rich in oil and it’s one of the richest countries in the world in terms of GDP per capita.…