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Budget strategy: Government agrees on nominal surplus, structural balance

Saturday, April 14, 2018

The government concluded its budget strategy meetings on Friday with an agreement that the budgets of the next years will aim for structural balance and a nominal surplus. “For the next four years we are planning a nominal surplus and at least a structural balance of the government sector budget. Hence the fiscal policy of Estonia is and will remain responsible. I want to thank all the ministers and officials…

Latvian MEP Karins considered by Unity party as its main candidate PM

Thursday, April 12, 2018

 The ruling Unity party is considering two MEPs – Krisjanis Karins and Artis Pabriks – as its candidates to prime minister ahead of the Latvian general elections with Karins being the main candidate, the Latvijas Avize daily said on Wednesday. The electoral bloc comprising Unity and three regional parties – Kuldigas Novadam, Tukuma Pilsetai un Novadam and Valmierai un Vidzemei – will name its candidate prime minister by May, said…

Lithuanian PM sacks adviser who lost political confidence

Monday, March 26, 2018

Lithuania’s Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis on Friday sacked his adviser for energy and environmental matters, Tomas Garasimavicius, who had lost his political confidence. “He has been discharged as having lost his political confidence,” Tomas Berzinskas, the prime minister’s spokesman, told BNS. The spokesman not elaborate on the reasons for firing the adviser. Garasimavicius told BNS later in the day that he was not aware of the reasons for his dismissal…