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Sunday, 19.05.2013, 23:50
On June 25, Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Evaldas Ignatavicius held a meeting with the delegation of representatives from the European Commission. At the meeting, he emphasized Lithuania's responsible approach towards the preparation for the Presidency of the EU Council, and close cooperation between the country's authorities and the Commission, which would be especially important in the second half of 2013, reported BC the MFA.
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Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip stated at a meeting with representatives of the Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce and the Central Union of Estonian Farmers today that the government's position in regard to direct support had not changed, Estonian government's press service reports.
Since December of 2011, Latvia has declared to the European Commission, but not received approximately EUR 120 million (LVL 84.3 million) in European Union fund payments, the Finance Ministry informs.
Estonia supports starting European Union accession negotiations with Montenegro since Montenegro has fulfilled the necessary criteria, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said at the meeting of the European Union ministers of foreign and European Affairs in Luxembourg, as reported by the ministry's press service.
President: it would be inappropriate to blame current Commission’s management for Latvenergo differentiated electricity rates26.06.2012
It would be illogical and inappropriate to blame the current management of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for the commission's decision to approve Latvenergo differentiated electricity rates, President Andris Berzins told the LNT morning show "900 sekundes" today.
On Tuesday Lithuania's parliament has approved of the amendments to the Law on the Value Added Tax, legislating a 9% VAT for press: newspapers, magazines and other types of periodicals.
Lithuania has postponed signing the Visaginas nuclear power plant concession agreement, according to Lithuanian Energy Minister Arvydas Sekmokas' statements.