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Wednesday, 01.06.2016, 08:32
Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on May 26th applauded the Lithuanian "open policy" amid the European Union's (EU) efforts to settle the biggest refugee crisis since World War II, informs LETA/BNS.
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Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand on May 25th discussed the future of the European Union and preparations for the upcoming NATO Warsaw Summit at a meeting with her U.K. counterpart Philip Hammond in London, reports LETA/BNS.
The costs that Estonia needs to incur as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council may amount to more than three million euros, MPs said on May 24th, cites LETA/BNS.
The number of run-down buildings in Riga that pose threat to the public is increasing with each passing day, Riga Construction Board head Inguss Vircavs said in an interview with the LNT television today, reports LETA.
Presenting to the German government the Estonian experience with e-government and cyber security on May 24th, Prime Minister Taavi Roivas said the introduction of e-services does not have to mean that people's privacy will suffer, informs LETA/BNS.
In context of escalating religious tensions internationally, world leaders must do more. Religious tension is one of the main drivers of contemporary conflict, yet global leaders woefully neglect this issue in international diplomacy, focusing rather on political engagement and conventional nation state politics.
The number of border guards on Latvia's eastern border has to be increased, believes Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis (Unity), cites LETA.