Posts tagged as talk

Does Putin want to talk?

Friday, December 4, 2020

LRT English Newsletter – December 4, 2020. Let’s talk,  said Russian President Vladimir Putin. But did he really mean it? Julius Palaima at LRT.lt traces the deteriorating Vilnius–Moscow relations, from Lithuania’s former president Dalia Grybauskaitė’s last meeting with Putin to her infamous “terrorist state” comment following the Kremlin’s war in Georgia and Ukraine. “We stand ready for cooperation based on principles of neighbourliness and respect to each other and would like…

Political parties talk public transport in Riga

Friday, July 31, 2020

In the face of Riga City Council extraordinary elections at the end of August, political parties spoke their mind about public transportation in Riga. Parties promised both new discounts and varied route opportunities, Latvian Television reported July 30. One of the most popular promises in party programs in the field of public transport is the connection of the city transport system with railway, which would also mean a single ticket on…

Estonia: Ratas takes the coronavirus half-time opportunity to talk about what he would do differently next time

Thursday, May 28, 2020

He also promises a solution for foreign labor in agriculture, says that Estonia has not been closed to foreign students and finds that just as Estonia agreed to the EU Green Deal, so will it support the union’s €750 billion recovery plan. You have urged everyone to be prepared for the second wave of the coronavirus. Is that still relevant? Yes. However, the principle here is that if there is…

Baltic states and Germany talk over security matters

Thursday, May 21, 2020

On 20 May 2020, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Baltic States and Germany held security policy consultations online, Latvia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The consultations “addressed the latest security policy related developments in the context of the upcoming German Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU). The topics discussed were the development of the EU security and defence initiatives, strengthening of the EU’s crisis management…

UK Brexit plans stir talk of Irish unity among activists

Friday, October 4, 2019

Irish republicans are expressing renewed hopes of reunifying their island in the wake of the U.K.’s recent Brexit proposals, seeing that as a solution to the problems that Britain’s departure from the European Union is bringing. What to do about the border between the Republic of Ireland and the U.K.’s Northern Ireland has been the biggest stumbling block in Britain’s attempts to negotiate a departure deal with the EU. The…

Polish, Lithuanian presidents talk security, business

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Polish president’s chief of staff, Krzysztof Szczerski, said Duda and Lithuania’s Dalia Grybauskaite would issue a joint declaration pledging to cooperate on security issues. During her two-day trip to Poland, Grybauskaite was on Thursday also to meet the Speakers of the lower and upper houses of the Polish parliament. On Friday, Grybauskaite, whose term in office ends this year, was to hold talks with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.