European Commission


EC: Lithuania may fall short of Stability, Growth Pact standards
2017 m. sausio 18 d. 10:49
Lithuania's 2017 draft budget plan may fall short of the provisions of the Stability and Growth Pact , however, this could be avoided by way of an exception, if the...
New Govt wants to study details of Rail Baltica project - TranspMin
2017 m. sausio 17 d. 12:29
The Lithuanians government wants to look into the details of the Rail Baltic project before signing interstate agreements on the European standard-gauge railway,...
Lithuania's PM not sure he'll sign Rail Baltica deal
2017 m. sausio 16 d. 14:34
Estonia plans for the prime ministers of the Baltic states to sign the deal on the...
Over EUR 17 mln planned for cooperation of border regions with Kaliningrad
2017 m. sausio 16 d. 11:19
A tender should be called in mid-2017 where Lithuanian and Kaliningrad border regions...
Latvian minister: We grasp Astravyets concerns, don't plan embargo laws
2017 m. sausio 16 d. 10:18
The Latvian government supports the Lithuanian position to demand the highest security...
Lithuania to appoint special ambassador over Belarusian N-plant
2017 m. sausio 3 d. 19:45
Lithuania will appoint a special ambassador for coordination of institutional actions over the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in Belarus close to...
Lithuania hands note to Belarusian ambassador over incident with Astravyets reactor
2016 m. gruodžio 29 d. 14:17
Belarus ian Ambassador to Lithuania Alexaner Korol was on Thursday handed a note, urging him to provide detailed information about yet another incident involving...
EU aid for Klaipėda FSRU purchase to depend on Latvia, Estonia - EnergMin
2016 m. gruodžio 27 d. 16:16
Lithuania's talks with the European Commission on EU funding for the acquisition of the...
Seimas approves 2017 state budget
2016 m. gruodžio 22 d. 18:33
After a full day of discussions, Lithuania's parliament on Thursday approved the 2017 state...
Minister of Energy: paradox but occupation isn't over in energy industry
2016 m. gruodžio 22 d. 16:08
The new Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas does not deny the possibility that in negotiations to disconnect from the so-called BRELL ring there could be...
If Belarus N-plant project can't be stopped, safety must be ensured - EnMin
2016 m. gruodžio 22 d. 11:23
Lithuania's new Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas sees ensuring the safety of the Astravyets nuclear power plant, which Belarus is building just 50...
Lithuania will have to improve its reputation in Rail Baltica project
2016 m. gruodžio 21 d. 16:26
Lithuania will have to improve its reputation that has been harmed by the country's...
New Labour Code to come into force next July
2016 m. gruodžio 20 d. 14:39
Lithuania's new Labour Code , which is part of the so-called social model package, will...
Lithuania has European Commission's support on Belarus' N-plant
2016 m. gruodžio 20 d. 09:46
Environment Minister Kęstutis Navickas says that Karmenu Vella , the EU commissioner in charge of environment, maritime affairs and fisheries, has assured him...
Min of Social Affairs to involve NGOs, local Govts in efforts against poverty
2016 m. gruodžio 19 d. 10:31
Lithuania's new Social Security and Labour Minister Linas Kukuraitis pledges a higher degree of inclusion of non-governmental organizations, local governments and...
ForMin admits lack of understanding form neighbors on Belarus' N-plant
2016 m. gruodžio 16 d. 13:29
Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius admits that Lithuania has so far failed to fully...
MEP Auštrevičius - The EU and NATO: Finally on the same path
2016 m. gruodžio 15 d. 23:02
It is understandable why at the end of this year political analysts raise questions from...
New budget draft cuts govt sector deficit to 0.7% of GDP
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 11:35
The improved 2017 budge t of the central and municipal budget envisages that the deficit of...
PM expects improved social model to be passed by next July
2016 m. gruodžio 13 d. 13:33
Lithuanian Prime Minister-designate Saulius Skvernelis expects that the so-called new social model , a package of legislation on labour market and social...
Lithuania's structural reforms would be compatible with fiscal discipline
2016 m. gruodžio 6 d. 11:02
The Eurogroup thinks that Lithuania's planned new social model , a package of legislation on structural labour market and pension system reforms, in 2017 would be...
Andriukaitis – we (SocDems) are in a deep crisis
2016 m. gruodžio 5 d. 16:47
Lithuanian delegate to the European Commission, Social Democrat Vytenis Povilas...
Seimas to decide on postponing enforcement of some social model laws by 6 mos
2016 m. gruodžio 1 d. 15:34
Lithuania's parliament has approved for discussion amendments, which suggest postponing the...
Seimas to discuss new Labour Code in detail in spring
2016 m. lapkričio 29 d. 22:13
In-depth discussion of the Lithuanian Labour Code , which some parties want enforced next...
EC envoy: Populists, Russia, ISIS group aims to destroy Europe
2016 m. lapkričio 29 d. 22:01
The European Union (EU) is currently faced with pressure from populists, Russia and the ISIS group that aim to create the atmosphere of fear and chaos, says the...
EnergMin candidate says closure of ministry not a priority issue
2016 m. lapkričio 28 d. 16:11
Žygimantas Vaičiūnas , the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union's candidate to become the country's next energy minister, says that the proposed closure of the...
Foreign Minister calls for better dialogue between EU, Turkey
2016 m. lapkričio 28 d. 10:21
The European Union has to seek, through its actions, a better dialogue with Turkey ,...
Planned tax, pension reforms require agreement, Finmin nominee
2016 m. lapkričio 25 d. 11:35
Economist Vilius Šapoka , candidate for Lithuania's new finance minister, has so far...
Seimas Speaker meets President Dalia Grybauskaitė
2016 m. lapkričio 22 d. 11:28
Seimas Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis met with President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday...