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Sunday, 01.05.2016, 22:21
President Dalia Grybauskaite met with Cecilia Malmstrom, EU Commissioner for Trade, to discuss the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations between the EU and the United States and the EU’s relations with the Eurasian Economic Union, reported BC presidential press service.
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Scenes for National Geographic's film about US President Theodore Roosevelt will be shot in Vilnius this week, the Lithuanian capital's municipality said on April 25th, cites LETA/BNS.
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Pizza Hut could establish presence in Estonia in 2017 at the earliest, the Baltic franchise holder for the two fast food chains said, cites LETA/BNS.
QLS AS, the only authorized dealer and distributor of Chevron Corporation TEXACO Lubricants in the Baltic States acquired 100 percent of stock of lubricant oil provider OIL TRADING Estonia. The united company plans to strengthen export and restore sales to maritime industries.
The Estonian bank account into which money was transferred as part of a scam in which an unidentified American company was defrauded out of nearly 100 million dollars last year had been closed by the time U.S. investigators turned to Estonia and no procedural acts have been conducted as part of the investigation here, spokespeople for the Estonian chief prosecutor's office reported BNS/LETA.
An unidentified American company was defrauded last year out of nearly 100 million dollars by individuals who created a fake email address in order to pose as one of its legitimate vendors and transferring the proceeds to at least 20 bank accounts around the world, including Baltic States, informs LETA/BNS.
Governments around the world are cracking down on basic freedoms, the United States warned Wednesday, in a report that did not spare key U.S. allies like Turkey and Egypt. Secretary of State John Kerry, writing the preface to his department's annual human rights report, said attacks on democratic values point to a "global governance crisis.", informs LETA/AFP.