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Monday, 21.04.2014, 07:43
Visiting U.S. Senator John McCain, following his meeting with President Andris Berzins today, denied reports that a new military base could be established in Latvia, informs LETA.
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Estonian industrial companies will earn around 61 million euros in 2014 with defence ministry procurements for creating exportable products and services, LETA/Postimees writes.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, who is in Stockholm for an official visit, discussed topical bilateral and regional issues with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden. During the meeting, the Lithuania-Sweden maritime boundary agreement was solemnly signed, reported BC the presidential press service.
On the invite of Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevicius to commemorate the National Traffic Safety Day (6th April 2014), 32 representatives of state and public organizations signed a Memorandum on the improvement of Traffic Safety, Traffic Culture and decrease of Road Traffic Injuries in Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Ministry of Transport.
In an interview on this morning's edition of the "Latvijas Neatkariga televizija" (LNT) news program "900 Seconds", former president and the current chairman of the Saeima National Security Committee Valdis Zatlers (Reform Party) said that Russia's spy network in Latvia is not currently planning provocations, but mostly gathering information on how the Latvian public reacts to Russia's actions, informs LETA.
On Wednesday, a book Lithuania and NATO: Together for 10 Years to mark Lithuania's NATO membership will be presented at the Ministry of National Defence, reports LETA/ELTA.
The government of Latvia today agreed to allocate an additional EUR 780,250 to the Home Guards, informs LETA.