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Lithuania looks to sign Black Hawk purchase deal with US in September

Monday, July 20, 2020

The Lithuanian government hopes to sign a contract with the United States on the purchase of six Black Hawk military helicopters in September, Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis said last week after meeting with a visiting high-ranking Pentagon official. “The negotiations are underway and we hope to complete them and sign contracts on upgrading helicopters to Black Hawks in September,” Karoblis told journalists after his meeting with US Secretary of the…

Lithuania, Belarus sign nuclear incident notification agreement

Monday, May 25, 2020

Lithuania and Belarus have on Monday signed an agreement on early notification of a nuclear accident and exchange of information on nuclear facilities and activities. Lithuania’s State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (VATESI) said it had signed the agreement with the Belarusian Ministry of Emergency Situations. “Despite this agreement, all environmental and nuclear safety issues being raised by Lithuanian remain. Lithuanian wants the Belarusian nuclear power plant not to be launched…

European Commission, Council presidents sign Brexit deal

Friday, January 24, 2020

‘Things will inevitably change but our friendship will remain,’ Charles Michel said. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel this morning signed the agreement on the withdrawal of the U.K. from the EU. In a tweet announcing the move, Michel said: “Things will inevitably change but our friendship will remain. We start a new chapter as partners and allies.” He added, in French, that…

Lithuanian government to allow temporary return of green arrow signs

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The Lithuanian Cabinet is likely to give the go-ahead on Wednesday for placing a green arrow sign allowing drivers to turn right on a red light back at intersections as a temporary measure, Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevic said on Tuesday. “We are planning to submit a draft resolution this Wednesday, that is tomorrow,” he told reporters. “We have drafted that resolution to extend the validity of the green arrows.” The…

Russia will sign border treaty if Estonia gives up territorial claims

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Russia wants Estonia to relinquish its territorial claims before moving forward with the ratification of the border treaty between the two countries, a spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday. “We expect our Estonian partners to abide by their commitments on ratification, including the abandonment of any political additions,” said Sergey Belyaev, Director of the Second European Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, in an interview with RIA…

AU envoy: Sudan military, protesters to sign political deal

Friday, July 12, 2019

A political transition agreement between Sudan’s military and a pro-democracy coalition is expected to be signed Saturday, a top African Union diplomat said early Friday. Mohammed el-Hassan Labat’s announcement came just hours after the Sudanese military claimed it thwarted an attempted military coup. The transition agreement sets up a joint sovereign council that will rule for a little over three years while elections are organized. The deal is meant to…

Lithuania and Poland sign co-operation agreement

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Lithuanian Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis and his Polish counterpart, Mariusz Błaszczak, signed co-operaton agreements on 21 February, their ministries announced on their respective websites. The two defence ministers signed a letter of intent to affiliate the Lithuanian Iron Wolf and Polish 15th Giżycka mechanised brigades with the headquarters (HQ) of NATO’s Multinational Division North-East (MND NE) in Elblag, Poland, which co-ordinates NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battlegroups in Poland and…