Posts tagged as Ukraine

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…

Baltic states ready to welcome Ukrainian tourists

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania have opened their borders to Ukrainian travelers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba has said. He wrote about this on Twitter. The minister noted that Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania had opened their borders for all types of travel of Ukrainians in accordance with the recommendation of the Council of the European Union. He also said that a visa-free weekend in the Baltic States is now…

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…

Presidents of Lithuania and Ukraine with EU Council discuss security situation in region

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

During the trilateral talks with President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda and President of the European Council Charles Michel, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has stressed the invariability of Ukraine’s strategic course towards full membership in the European Union. The meeting was held as part of the official visit of Zelensky to Lithuania. “The EU and the EU member states exchanged views on the importance of fixing Ukraine’s…

Turkish FM to visit Lithuania

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Turkish foreign minister is set to visit Lithuania to attend a conference on Ukraine, the country’s foreign ministry said on July 6. Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will participate in the fourth Ukraine Reform Conference (URC), which will be held on July 6-7 in the capital Vilnius, the ministry said in a statement. This year’s event is jointly hosted by Lithuania and Ukraine. It has been held before in London (2017),…

Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with President of Lithuania in 2009-2019 Dalia Grybauskaitė

Thursday, June 24, 2021

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a working meeting with Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania in 2009-2019. The President noted Dalia Grybauskaitė’s significant personal contribution to the development and strengthening of the strategic partnership between Ukraine and Lithuania. “I know that you love Ukraine, you have done a lot for its sovereignty and support. We are very grateful to you and are always happy to welcome you,”…

Lithuania allocates funds in support of the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine

Friday, June 18, 2021

In order to support the efforts of the United Nations (UN) in the field of human rights, Lithuania has allocated 15 thousand euros to the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU). The UN HRMM in Ukraine monitors, reports and advocates on the human rights situation in Ukraine, with a particular focus on the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine, temporarily occupied by the Russian…

Lithuania joins Ukraine in signing the Stroke Action Plan for Europe Declaration

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

This month, Lithuania joins Ukraine as the second country to sign up to the Stroke Action Plan for Europe Declaration for Action on Stroke. On 19 May 2021, Ukraine announced that the Ministry of Health of Ukraine along with the National Health Service of Ukraine support and have signed the Declaration for Action on Stroke. We launched the Declaration on European Stroke Awareness Day, 11 May 2021, in partnership with the…

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…

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…