Posts tagged as EU and NATO

Latvia and Lithuania united by common work in EU and NATO

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Latvia and Lithuania are united not only by their historical ties but also by common work in the European Union (EU) and NATO, Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) said following a meeting with visiting Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte on Friday. Karins indicated that his talks with the Lithuanian counterpart covered a number of topics important to both countries, including the overall security situation in the Baltic region…

Europe is in big trouble

By Jonas Dringelis on Thursday, August 8, 2019

Tensions are running high in Europe with a history of paranoia and mistrust. The rhetoric being used raises the concern of a military escalation. And now there are massive war and political games that will only add to the combustible situation. Recently, US formally withdrawn from nuclear treaty with Russia and prepares to test new missile, raising fears of a new arms race. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) was…

Integrated approach and joint efforts of EU and NATO required to tackle hybrid threat – Rinkevics

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

On January 21, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics took part in the meeting of the European Union (EU) Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, at which EU Foreign Ministers discussed the fight against disinformation, LETA learned from the Latvian Foreign Ministry. Edgars Rinkevics expressed support for the Joint Communication by the Commission and the EU High Representative “Action Plan against Disinformation”, published on December 5, 2018, and setting out practical measures…

Ratas to meet with Merkel in Vilnius

Friday, September 14, 2018

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Centre) will be in Vilnius on Friday, where he will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. At their meeting, Ratas and Merkel will discus digital cooperation between Estonia and Germany, including how to move toward practical joint projects, according to a government press release. Likewise to be discussed are defence and security policies as well as the development of cooperation with Eastern Partnership countries. “In international…