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Thursday, 05.12.2013, 01:00
The winner of the Eastern Partnership Summit is Russia's President Vladimir Putin, who even did not participate in the Vilnius Summit, says German newspaper Die Welt commenting on forum, where Ukraine refused to sign the association agreement, cites LETA/ELTA.
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President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, coming to Vilnius Summit on Thursday, regards Russia's pressure on EU Eastern partners, which resulted in Ukraine's and Armenia's decision not to sign association agreements with EU in Vilnius, as unacceptable, informs LETA/ELTA.
The issue of Lithuanian dairy imports to Russia remains unresolved despite every effort made by Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.
According to Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to President Dalia Grybauskaite Jovita Neliupsiene, the Ukraine's decision to suspend the preparations to sign a landmark trade and cooperation agreement with the European Union (EU) demonstrated that Ukraine did not resist the Russia's economic pressure and blackmailing, informs LETA/ELTA.
Yesterday, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, who confirmed readiness to develop mutually beneficial cooperation with Latvia in the future.
Yesterday, Latvia’s Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Reform Party) was in Moscow, during which he met with Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets and invited the Russian side to continue the constructive dialogue between the two countries.
Estonia and Russia reached an agreement on the fishing quotas of different type of fish in border lakes Lake Peipsi, Lake Lämmijärv and Lake Pskov in 2013, Aripaev.ee/LETA Online reports.