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Saturday, 21.05.2022, 06:26
Iceland is to conduct a high-level virtual visit to Estonia on Wednesday; the visit will also include a business delegation, writes LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Cooperation, Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Internet, Technology
Reforms are needed within the European Union, as crises have highlighted the bloc's weaknesses, Latvian President Egils Levits said during a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Riga last night.
The Riga Freeport administration during the World Port Strategy Forum remotely signed a cooperation declaration with the Shenzhen port, according to the information published on the Riga Freeport internet website.
Data exchange between the population registers of Estonia and Finland has partially switched to the X-Road platform, the Estonian Ministry of the Interior said.
Lithuania and Poland's railway companies plan to launch a Vilnius-Warsaw passenger train and have also agreed to establish a joint company for freight transportation in both countries, according to the agreements signed by the Lithuanian state-owned Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Raiways, LTG) group and Poland's PKO on the sidelines of the first joint meting of the Lithuanian and Polish government in Vilnius on Thursday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda regards Lithuania as a strategic partner and considers President Gitanas Nauseda as his personal ally, Jerzy Haszczynski, foreign affairs editor at the Polish daily Rzeczpospolita's foreign affairs editor, has said LETA/BNS.
New joint application for CEF funding for electricity infrastructure, made by transmission system operators from the Baltic States and Poland
Transmission system operators from the Baltic States and Poland today submitted a joint application for funding from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Together, Litgrid (Lithuania), Augstsprieguma tīkls (Latvia), Elering AS (Estonia) and PSE (Poland) are requesting financial support for the so called second stage of the Synchronization – including construction of the interconnector Harmony Link, synchronous condensers, national grids' reinforcement, and upgrade of IT control systems, all of which will facilitate connecting Baltic States with the Continental European Network.