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Tuesday, 21.04.2015, 12:49
The Tallinn-based NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence holds this week the exercise "Locked Shields 2015", in which 400 participants from 16 countries solve technical cyber cases, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
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The Transport Ministry in Latvia, in collaboration with other authorities and partners, has prepared a new version of Traffic Safety Rules with the objective of improving traffic safety, especially for pedestrians and cyclists, and encouraging respect for each other among the different persons using the network of roads.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), to discuss regional security and the role of the OSCE in ensuring the implementation of the Minsk agreements, reports BC presidential press service.
On 17 April 2015, Minister of Transport and Communications, Rimantas Sinkevicius, met with President of the World Road Association (PIARC), Oscar de Buen Richkarday, who commended Lithuania for improving road safety, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Estonian police participated on April 16th 2015 in the European speed limit enforcement day for the first time and caught 160 speed limit violators, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
On 16 April in Vilnius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius in a meeting with German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed strengthening bilateral partnership, armed aggression against Ukraine, relations with Russia, the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood, energy and information security issues, reports BC the MFA.
At the proposal of the Information Board, the new Estonian government's ministers were given mobile phones that use encrypted data communications, which they must use when they want to communicate information meant for the institution's internal use, LETA/Postimees Online reports.