Former President Valdas Adamkus on Lithuania's nuclear energy policy: "It's a pathetic case"

Former Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus says that the majority of people in Lithuania do not understand Social Democratic Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius government's plans on the new nuclear power plant. According to Adamkus, the government itself doesn't know what it wants. READ MORE

EU and Kazakhstan ties reach new orbit

The 13th Session of Cooperation Council - the Republic of Kazakhstan - European Union was held on Wednesday in Brussels. READ MORE

Commander of the Land Forces of Poland conducted a formal visit in Lithuania

On July 1-3 Commander of the Polish Land Forces Lieutenant General Zbigniew Glowienka and a delegation were conducting a formal visit in Lithuania. On July 2 the guest met with Commander of the Lithuanian Land Force Major General Almantas Leika and Commander of the National Defence Volunteer Force Colonel Romualdas Moldaris, a meeting with Chief of defence Of Lithuania Lieutenant General Arvydas Pocius at the Ministry of National Defence followed. The aim of the visit was to exchange information on relevant issues of the Lithuanian and the Polish Land Forces and to discuss plans and perspectives of further cooperation. READ MORE

EC proposes establishing European Public Prosecutor's Office

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed establishing a European Public Prosecutor's Office. READ MORE

International experts on corruption in Lithuania: Corrupt politicians give little thought to how they will look their grandchildren in the eye

Experts on fighting corruption advise against lending too much prominence to surveys which ask people to give their subjective perceptions on corruption. More reliable are surveys where respondents share their actual experiences. Transparency International Corruption Perception Index, published this Tuesday, indicates that Lithuanians encounter bribery more often than any other nation in the European Union. READ MORE

Lithuania’s strategic partnership with Germany is for the benefit of Europe

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, who arrived on a state visit to Lithuania. READ MORE



Exclusive interview of the Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Linas Linkevičius READ MORE

Lithuania: Small country with a big job

As of July 1, the affairs of the European Union will be in Lithuania's hands. It's the first time that the small Baltic nation takes over the presidency of the European Council, and major tasks await. READ MORE

Foreign Ministers Of Baltic States And Germany: We Aim For Success Of The Eastern Partnership Summit In Vilnius

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, the Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs, and the German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued a joint statement on Eastern Partnership. READ MORE

Prime minister: Lithuanians have ‘little interest’ in their country’s EU presidency

By Ewald König

Despite a high rate of approval for the European project, Lithuanians appear to have little interest in the country’s first stint at leading the rotating presidency of the EU, starting 1 July, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius told  READ MORE