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Thursday, 17.04.2014, 12:45
At a meeting of European Union (EU) foreign ministers in Luxembourg, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet discussed the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the country's relations with the European Union and further steps in the integration process, reported BC the Estonian Foreign Ministry.
Keyword tags: Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Integration, Legislation
Lithuania fully supports Moldova's European integration aspirations, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius said during his visit to Moldova on 25 February, where he met with the country's leaders and opposition, LETA/ELTA was informed by the MFA.
The 'Our People' Integration and Migration Foundation (MISA) allocated a total of approximately 75,000 euros in assistance to 97 people of Estonian origin returning to the country in 2013, reported BC press service of MISA.
According to Lithuania's Deputy Parliament Speaker, Chair of the Committee on European Affairs Gediminas Kirkilas, Lithuania strongly supports the Friends of Moldova Group, established by Romania, informs LETA/ELTA.
Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius met with Moldova's Prime Minister Iurie Leanca. After the meeting, Butkevicius highlighted that Moldova had made one of the biggest progress of the countries of the Eastern Partnership, informs LETA/ELTA.
On 7-8 October, 2013, the Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius paid a visit to Tirana and met with the President of Albania Bujar Nishani, Prime Minister Edi Rama, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati, and Minister of European Integration Klajda Gjosha to discuss Albania's relations with the EU as well as important issues related to the Western Balkans, reported BC the Lithuanian MFA.
On 6-7 October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius paid a working visit to Skopje, where he held meetings with the country’s highest-ranking officials, including the President Gjorge Ivanov, Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Poposki, and representatives of the Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs and Committee on European Affairs, to discuss the process of the country’s European integration and important issues related to the Western Balkans, informs BC Lithuanian MFA.