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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 18.12.2014, 11:28

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Lithuania to open 7 new visa centers abroad

Lithuania to open 7 new visa centers abroad

18.12.2014

Lithuania is going to open new visa centers in 7 foreign countries, reports LETA/ELTA.

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Lithuanian Seimas set to approve Vilnius – Utena highway PPP project in spring 2015

Lithuanian Seimas set to approve Vilnius – Utena highway PPP project in spring 2015

17.12.2014

A Public Private Partnership (PPP) to reconstruct the A14 Vilnius-Utena highway will be submitted to the Lithuanian Parliament for approval in spring 2015. The project will be the largest ever PPP project in the road sector in Lithuania, reported BC chief project manager at Invest Lithuania Irmantas Butkauskas.

Still no agreement signed between Ryanair and Riga Airport

Still no agreement signed between Ryanair and Riga Airport

17.12.2014

The Irish low-fare airline Ryanair has not yet signed a new agreement with Riga International Airport and could exit Riga with the beginning of March, taking into account the airline's unusual decisions in other airports, CEO of Riga International Airport Andris Liepins said in an interview with LETA.


Price for transportation via pipelines grows most in Lithuania in Q3

Price for transportation via pipelines grows most in Lithuania in Q3

17.12.2014

Statistics Lithuania announced that in the third quarter of 2014, compared with the second quarter of 2014, the price of transportation via pipelines services increased the most, by 22.2%, followed by sea and coastal transport services, by 3.1%, security and investigation activities, by 2.1%, cites LETA/ELTA.

Estonian business leaders support Rail Baltica and Tallinn-Tartu speedway

Estonian business leaders support Rail Baltica and Tallinn-Tartu speedway

17.12.2014

Estonian business leaders support among major infrastructure projects almost equally Rail Baltica and expanding the Tallinn-Tartu highway into a four-lane speedway, a study by KPMG "The pulse of the economy" indicated, LETA/Delfi reports.

17.12.2014

EU Commission starts investigation regarding interests of Lithuanian carriers

Lithuanian MEP Antanas Guoga has met with Violeta Bulc, European commissioner for Transport, and received a promise to review the decisions which undermine the interests of the Lithuanian transport sector, reports LETA/ELTA.

17.12.2014

Lithuanian naval ship Jotvingis completes active duty and to continue standby in Klaipeda Seaport

Upon completion of the active duty in the NATO Response Force Lithuanian Naval ship LNS Jotvingis, a flag ship of Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group One (SNMCMG1), is returning to Klaipeda, Lithuania . Lithuanian Naval Officer Commander Giedrius Premeneckas will continue to command SNMCMG1 from this ship of Lithuanian Navy, which will be moored in Klaipeda Seaport up to the end of January 2015, reported BC Lithuania's Ministry of National Defence.

16.12.2014

New head of Riga Airport to increase fees for airlines

The new head of Riga International Airport, Andris Liepins, said in an interview with LETA, that the airport must moderately increase its fees for airlines, as the airport should be "more proud of its service quality and security guarantees than low fees."

16.12.2014

PM: China's market opens doors for Latvian dairy and meet producers

On Tuesday, December 16, in Belgrade – the capital city of Serbia, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met Prime Minister of China Li Keqiang, by emphasizing the active dialogue on cooperation between the two countries. During the discussion, the Prime Minister of China confirmed – the doors to China's market are open for Latvian dairy and meet producers, and China is interested in high quality and safe food products, reported BC press secretary to the Prime Minister Aiva Rozenberga.

16.12.2014

Agrimin and EU commissioner discuss Lithuanian vessel arrested in Russia

During the session of Agriculture and Fisheries Council, Minister of Agriculture Virginija Baltraitiene met with Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries. The two discussed the situation of Lithuanian fishing vessel Juru Vilkas, which is still stranded in the port of Murmansk after it was detained by Russia, reports LETA/ELTA.

16.12.2014

Kremlin-minded Italian journalist violating Estonian entrance ban detained

Kremlin-minded Italian journalist and former European Parliament Member Giulietto Chiesa was detained in Tallinn Monday afternoon, as an entry ban has been enforced against him in Estonia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

16.12.2014

Latvian and Russian MFA discussed developments in Ukraine

On 14 and 15 December, political consultations between Latvia and Russia took place in Moscow. Andrejs Pildegovics, the State Secretary of the Latvian Foreign Ministry, met with the First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Titov, and representatives from the Committee on International Affairs of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and the Council of the Federation Committee on Foreign Affairs.

16.12.2014

Lithuanian-Belarusian railway route to be electrified by March 2016

Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius on Monday took part in the event starting the project of the electrification of the railroad section New Kyviskes-Vilnius-Kena-state border with Belarus at Naujoji Vilnia Railway Station, informs LETA/ELTA.

16.12.2014

Lithuanian Customs intercept cocaine smuggling worth EUR 6.6 mln

Klaipeda officers of Lithuanian Customs have intercepted a large consignment of drug smuggling. After the inspection of three suspicious bags in a shipping container, a total of 116 kilograms of cocaine was found, reports LETA/ELTA.

15.12.2014

Polish air defence system Grom to be delivered to Lithuania in 2014

The first shipment of Polish air defence system Grom will arrive to Lithuania by the end of the year 2014, perhaps even next week, said Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas after the Government's sitting, reports LETA/ELTA.

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