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Friday, 29.08.2014, 17:01
While it has not yet been calculated precisely how much Estonia will spend on organising the visit of President Barack Obama to Tallinn next week, Minister of Internal Affairs Hanno Pevkur estimated that the amount would exceed half a million euros, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
Keyword tags: Estonia, Financial Services, Legislation, Security, USA
At the beginning of July 2014, the United States Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of a new anti-cancer drug in medicine, the active ingredient of which was invented and synthesized in Latvia, the head of the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Ivars Kalvins informed LETA.
Possible shale gas import by Lithuania through the Liquefied Natural Gas terminal which is currently under construction was discussed at the meeting between President Dalia Grybauskaite and the US Congress delegation, reports LETA/ELTA.
The U.S. magazine New York Times admires Latvia's Baroque-style Rundale Palace, calling it the "Latvian Versailles", cites LETA.
Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet opened on Wednesday together with Brazilian Foreign Minister Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado the Estonian Embassy in Brazil's capital Brasilia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
At the meeting with General Paul J. Selva, Commander of US Transportation Command of the Department of Defence (USTRANSCOM), Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius urged the US to more actively employ Lithuania's transportation and logistics infrastructure, informs LETA/ELTA.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė met with General Paul J. Selva, Commander of U.S. Transportation Command of the Department of Defense (USTRANSCOM). The President and the General discussed military cooperation between Lithuania and the United States of America as well as prospects for using Klaipėda Seaport and other infrastructure in Lithuania for the transportation of military and commercial cargoes of NATO allies, reported BC presidential press service.