Posts tagged as Georgia

Latvian troops to participate in ‘Agile Spirit’ exercise

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Latvian troops will be among  around 2,500 personnel taking part in a Georgian Defense Forces and U.S. Army Europe and Africa cooperatively-led, joint multinational exercise occurring July 26 through Aug 6 in Georgia Dubbed ‘Agile Spirit’, the brigade-level exercise will incorporate a simulated command post exercise, field training, and joint multinational, battalion-level combined arms live-fire exercises. “Agile Spirit 2021 enhances U.S., Georgian, allied and regional partner forces’ readiness and interoperability in…

Latvia eyes to implement EU-funded Twinning project in Georgia

Thursday, June 17, 2021

One of the largest projects implemented by Latvia in Georgia was project of Latvijas Standarts company titled “Standardization as a support instrument for rapid response measures to the state of emergency in Georgia caused by the COVID-19 pandemic” in Tbilisi in early October, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia told Trend. “Regrettably, due to restrictions introduced due to COVID-19, a seminar had to be held via video-conferencing;…

Baltic states call for greater support for Ukraine, Georgia ahead of NATO summit – Nauseda

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has said that the Baltic states held consultations and agreed on the need for stronger support for Ukraine and Georgia ahead of the summit of NATO leaders. According to Ukrinform, Nauseda announced this on Twitter. “Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia coordinate closely ahead of NATO Summit. We must ensure credible deterrence, continue investing in our defence & contribute to the Alliance’s continued adaptation (NATO 2030). Baltics are united…

Nausėda to pay official visit to Georgia

Monday, June 7, 2021

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda  will visit Georgia on June 10–12. The visit is aimed at “demonstrating solidarity with Georgia’s aspirations for Euroatlantic integration”, as well as the implementation of reforms and consolidation of democracy, the presidential office said in a press release on Monday. The president will meet with his Georgian counterpart, Salome Zourabichvili, as well as Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and and Speaker of the Parliament Kakhaber Kutchava. The…

EU formins discuss ways to resolve rows in Eastern Neighborhood

Monday, May 31, 2021

Estonian Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets took part in an informal meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Lisbon on Thursday, where the ministers discussed, among other things, ways to resolve conflicts that continue in the EU’s Eastern Neighborhood — Ukraine, Georgia, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Moldova. As a topical issue, EU sanctions in response to the unacceptable behavior of Belarus in forcing a passenger plane to land in Minsk on May 23…

Gabrielius Landsbergis to hold official meetings with authorities of Georgia

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Gabrielius Landsbergis, who is paying a working visit to Georgia, will hold official meetings with the local authorities today, April 28. Within the framework of the visit, the Lithuanian Foreign Minister will hold face-to-face meetings with the Prime Minister, the President, and the Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia today. A face-to-face meeting will be held with the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign…

The construction of a Lithuanian solar power plant in Tbilisi is already being completed

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Lithuanian company Saulės grąža, which is developing solar energy, has completed the installation of solar modules near the building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia in Tbilisi. Although the global pandemic has adjusted the plans and the pace of the works, the solar power plant will start operating as early as the end of April. “Solar power plant construction works are already moving towards the end. After a…

Lithuania supports subsidizing renewable energy projects in Georgia

Monday, March 22, 2021

Numerous Lithuanian institutions took part in the development cooperation activities with Georgia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of the Republic of Lithuania told Trend . “Over 0.5 million euros were allocated for development cooperation with Georgia in 2019,” the ministry said. According to the source, majority of the support was provided by the Ministry of Environment to subside renewable energy projects in Georgia. “Lithuania supports Georgia by strengthening its…

Estonia and Georgia remain emerging Europe’s most free economies

Sunday, March 7, 2021

As the world continues to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, economic freedom will be more important than ever, says a new report from the Heritage Foundation. In emerging Europe, Estonia and Georgia continue to lead the way. Estonia is once again the regional leader in the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom. The Baltic state ranks eighth globally, four places ahead of emerging Europe’s next best performer, Georgia. “Many countries in…

The Baltic States are the European troublemakers

By Antanas Tubelis on Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Foreign policy of the Baltic States creates conflicts in the international relationship of Eastern Europe. Earlier, head of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Žygimantas Pavilionis was delegated to Georgia as a mediator in the political conflict. However, he threatened the Georgian authorities with sanctions for arresting opposition leader Nikanor Melia. Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili called the statements of the Lithuanian delegate offensive and unacceptable. Now Lithuania…