Posts tagged as Poland

Ukraine and Poland slam deal to complete controversial gas pipeline

Friday, July 23, 2021

Germany and the United States have announced a deal to allow the completion of a controversial Russian gas pipeline to Europe without the imposition of further US sanctions. The agreement on Nord Stream 2, announced on Wednesday, says Germany and the US commit to countering any future Russian attempt to use the pipeline as a political tool. The two states also agreed to support Ukraine and Poland, which construe the…

Lithuanian president stresses importance of foreign policy ties with Poland

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Speaking of his foreign policy, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda stressed the importance of strategic partnership with Poland and established connection with the country’s leader Andrzej Duda. “Bilateral ties, I would stress strategic partnership with Poland, and we have restored the activity of the presidents’ council, and we have developed a great personal working connection with Polish President Duda, and my recent visit to Krakaw confirms that,” Nauseda said during his…

Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine FMs sign Road Map to Lublin Triangle

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

On Wednesday morning, the heads of diplomacy of Poland (Zbigniew Rau), Lithuania (Gabrielius Landsbergis) and of Ukraine (Dmytro Kuleba) signed the Road Map to the Lublin Triangle agreement and the Declaration on Common Heritage and Values ​​at the Palace of Rulers in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The signing of the Declaration of Common Heritage and Values is related to the 230th anniversary of the Constitution of 3 May. The…

Visit to Lithuania heralds progress in situation of Polish minority: Sejm Speaker

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

My visit to Lithuania was very fruitful, it may be a harbinger of extensive cooperation in the field of security and solving problems of the Polish minority, said the Speaker of Poland’s Lower House, the Sejm, Elżbieta Witek, summing up her official two-day stay in Lithuania. She met with the top Lithuanian officials, including President Gitanas Nausėda and Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė. “The talks that took place at all levels…

Bayraktar over the Baltics (Video)

By Kasparas Jankauskas on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Latvia may be the next NATO and European Union member state to purchase drones from Turkey. Latvia’s Minister of Defence Artis Pabriks paid a visit to a production centre for Turkey’s armed drones near Ankara, Turkish drone manufacturer Baykar. “It is in the interests of Latvia to promote constructive cooperation on mutually important issues with Turkey and its military industry. Turkey is our partner in NATO and I am sure…

Lithuania will share its Independence FSRU with Poland

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The construction of the GIPL gas pipeline with Poland will become an important link connecting gas supply points and pipelines in the Baltic region with rest continental Europe, including countries such as Ukraine – states Mindaugas Navikas, Chief Sales Officer of Klaipedos Nafta. – A larger breakthrough can be seen only in Poland – he adds. BiznesAlert.com: What is the role of Independence FSRU in wider Central and Eastern European energy…

AB Orlen Lietuva buys Lithuania-Poland border terminal

Friday, June 18, 2021

AB Orlen Lietuva, a subsidiary of Polish oil company Orlen, has bought UAB Mockavos Terminalas, the only liquid products loading terminal on the Lithuania-Poland border. The Mockava terminal was built in 2017 on a 40 ha plot. It has a storage capacity of 20,000 m3 for distillates, biodiesel, gasoline and petrochemicals, and a loading capacity of 1.2 million tpa. It offers fuel components blending, bioproducts blending and fuel additivation, and…

Polish Foreign Minister Rau stops off in Rīga

Friday, June 11, 2021

On 10 June 2021, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Zbigniew Rau, for whom this was the first visit to Latvia. “During the meeting, the ministers discussed bilateral cooperation between Latvia and Poland, security and external relations issues, including the situation in Belarus and Russia, as well as latest developments in regional cooperation,” a statement from…

Investments cleared for 700-MW interconnector between Poland, Lithuania

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Polish transmission system operator (TSO) PSE SA and Lithuania’s Litgrid have approved investments in a 700-MW interconnector project between Poland and Lithuania. The Harmony Link will be a 330-km (205.1-mile) undersea cabling system that will connect Zarnowiec, Poland, and Lithuania’s Darbenai and allow the synchronisation of the Baltic states’ power systems with the synchronous area of continental Europe. It will also enable the integration of further renewable energy capacity in…

Polish LOTOS Kolej enters Lithuanian transport market

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

LOTOS Kolej has carried out its first transport in Lithuania using an M62K locomotive. The Polish carrier signed a cooperation agreement with Lithuanian LTG Cargo enabling it to transport cargo through Lithuania to Poland and other neighbouring countries. The deal between the two companies is valid since the end of May. LOTOS Kolej is the second-largest rail carrier in Poland. The company is also active in Germany and the Czech…