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Lithuania will continue asking for EU support to energy projects

In the meeting with the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy, President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia GrybauskaitÄ— underlined that Lithuania would ask the European Union to envisage funds in its new financial perspective for the post-closure maintenance of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant and for the construction of electricity connections with Western Europe. READ MORE

Belgian PM named as EU president

EU leaders have chosen the Belgian Prime Minister, Herman van Rompuy, to be the first permanent European Council President. READ MORE