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Sunday, 24.05.2015, 12:10
On 21 May, at 4:10 p.m., the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre of the Lithuanian Navy decided to terminate the over-water search operation to find two pilots of the Lithuanian aircraft An-2, reports LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Legislation, Lithuania, Security, Transport
As the threat of Russia looms over peace and stability in the east, the EU must work to strengthen ties and cooperation with its eastern partners, writes Edgars Rinkevics.
On May 18 in Brussels Latvian, Austrian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Dutch and Finnish Ministers for Defence with the heads of the European External Action Service, the European Defence Agency, and the EU Military Committee has signed a pledge to mitigate human-related risks in cyber space by launching the Cyber Hygiene initiative, reports eu2015.lv.
On May 14, ADS Group of United Kingdom and Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia (FSDI Latvia) signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which will lay the foundation for the future co-operation of the defence and security industries of the two countries.
According to the March Eurobarometer survey, 92% of the Estonian residents agree that it is safe to live where they live but unlike with other Europeans, the sense of security of Estonians is most affected by their household's financial situation, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Military draft lists were compiled on Monday at the Ministry of National Defence of Lithuania. 36,825 youths will receive conscription notices and 3,000 of them will have to serve in 2015, reports LETA/ELTA.
Since February 12 when setting up of stationary speed cameras began on Latvian roads, the cameras have registered 6,963 speeding violations, the State Police informed LETA.