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Monday, 22.12.2014, 08:20
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture has officially proposed to ad Lithuania to the list of countries that are eligible to export meat and meat products to the United States. On 17 December the proposal was submitted for a public debate, reports LETA/ELTA.
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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has decided against reviewing its initial ruling regarding extradition to the United States for Latvian cyber-crimes suspect Deniss Calovskis, LETA was informed by the Foreign Ministry.
Estonian President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, opened the Aquaphor water filter plant in Narva yesterday, which is the largest and most modern of its kind in Estonia and in Europe in general, reported BC presidential press service.
The New York Times features a major article on Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs, explaining Latvia's ethnic make-up and problems in the integration process, reports LETA.
The American fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and its sibling brand Pizza Hut could begin operating in Riga already in the first months of the year 2015, according to information acquired by LETA.
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, who is on a visit to the USA, accompanied by a high-level business delegation, visited on Friday New York electronic stock exchange Nasdaq and attended its opening, reports LETA, referring to the government's press service.
On 11 December, Lithuania's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrius Krivas met with Eric Rubin, US Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, who is visiting Lithuania. The officials discussed bilateral relations, cooperation with Eastern European countries and international security, reported BC the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.