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Friday, 31.10.2014, 06:49
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Andrius Krivas on 28 October in Vilnius met with the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Brent Hartley, reports BC the MFA.
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When meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Tallinn on Friday, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves said that Estonia and Turkey are both NATO border states, in whose neighbourhood the security situation has changed dramatically, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Long-serving Security Police Chief Janis Reiniks has decided to step down for personal reason and retire on November 7, LETA was informed by the Security Police.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with Sweden's new Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. During a working lunch, the President and the Prime Minister discussed bilateral relations between Lithuania and Sweden, security situation in the region, implementation of common energy projects, and cooperation in international organizations, informed BC presidential press.service.
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas discussed the security situation on the Baltic Sea, positions for the upcoming European Council meeting and economic co-operation with the Swedish colleague Stefan Löfven, reports LETA, referring to the Government Press Office.
Lithuanian Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis has said that the incident in the Swedish waters should not hamper Lithuania's Liquefied Natural Gas terminal project, reports LETA/ELTA.
Characteristics of liquefied natural gas (LNG) determine that even in case of an armed attack LNG terminal in Klaipeda would remain safe and would not turn into a powerful bomb, informs LETA/ELTA.