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Friday, 24.05.2013, 13:05
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves spoke in front of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Homeland Security in the UK House of Common on Tuesday, Estonian World reports.
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President Dalia Grybauskaitė, currently on a working visit to the United States of America, met with the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner, chairs of the congressional committees on foreign affairs and armed forces, and other influential congressmen to discuss regional and energy security issues as well as Lithuanian-U.S. military cooperation, reports BC presidential press service.
The Lithuanian Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Vytautas Leškevičius visited Stockholm on 26 April, where he met with the Swedish Minister for European Union Affairs Birgitta Ohlsson, and the Swedish State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Frank Belfrage. They discussed topical EU issues on the international agenda, and Lithuania’s preparation for the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, informs BC Lithuania’s MFA.
Up to 2009, the European NATO allies (especially some “old” ones) obviously seemed to believe that first, the U.S. need Europe more than vice versa, second that the U.S. needs an mediator between Moscow and Washington and third, that Europe can pragmatically oscillate between loyalties to its North American ally and its interests in the Middle East.
The Baltic countries and European Defense Agency (EDA) today signed an agreement on procurement of ammunition for "Carl Gustav" anti-tank guns, as Defense Minister Artis Pabriks' Press Secretary Inga Saleniece told LETA.
Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico´s Speech at the International Conference GLOBSEC 2013, in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Businessman Urmas Sõõrumaa-owned USS Security Eesti received permission from the Estonian Competition Board to merge with it Alfastar Turvateenistus, that the company announced of buying in March 2013, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.