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Friday, 31.10.2014, 16:12
Since only one person is currently a candidate to become a Privatization Agency (PA) board member, but two board member signatures are need to sign the Citadele sales agreement, today’s planned signing of the sales agreement to the U.S. fund Ripplewood will not go ahead, reports LETA.
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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Andrius Krivas on 28 October in Vilnius met with the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Brent Hartley, reports BC the MFA.
The government of Latvia decided on October 28th to agree on the Citadele banka (Citadele) sale agreements which stipulate that U.S. investor Ripplewood Holdings will be able to sell the bank's shares in two years time, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
On Tuesday, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius received the president of the American-Lithuanian Business Council, Eric Stewart, Vice President Luke Myers and other members of the Council, reported LETA/ELTA, referring to the prime minister's press service.
Minister of Economy Evaldas Gustas attended the opening ceremony of the US health care company Intermedix service centre in Kaunas, informs LETA/ELTA. Priomi Minister Algirdas Butkevicius was also present.
There is no point in waiting for a better price for Citadele bank, Finance Minister Andris Vilks (Unity) said in an interview with LTV television this morning, reports LETA.
The General Assembly of the United Nations on Tuesday elected Latvia to serve on the UN Human Rights Council for a period of three years, from 2015 through 2017, as the Foreign Ministry informed LETA.