President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda vows to reveal next week if he is going to run for president in May 2024. He told the media earlier that there was just one unknown before he would finally make up his mind.
Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė on Monday attended the Lithuanian Defence and Security Industry Awards, the first event of this kind held in the country.
The Seimas on Thursday voted to approve a compromise proposal to increase the salaries of prosecutors in two stages. Prosecutors would receive a pay amounting to 75% of the salaries paid to judges of the same rank from 2024 and 90% from 2025.
On Tuesday, the first reading of the state budget for 2024 took place in parliament. Following the law, the draft of the budget was then returned to the Government for amendment.
Latvian Foreign Minister Krišjānis Kariņš is ready to join the race for the NATO secretary general’s post, reports news website delfi.lv citing Bloomberg.
Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė, longtime favourite in the polls on who would make the best prime minister, has finished second in the latest one. Social Democrat leader Vilija Blinkevičiūtė took a narrow lead, a poll by Spinter for news website delfi.lt finds.
President Gitanas Nausėda claims that he still has not decided whether he is going to stand as a candidate and seek for re-election in 2024 presidential elections.
Conservative MP Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė, chairwoman of the Seimas Committee on European Affairs, has objected to the meeting between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Russian President Vladimir Putin in China.
President Gitanas Nausėda continues to lead presidential polls, with support slightly growing in September, the latest survey shows.
Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė on Wednesday attended an event to mark the launch of all four battery storage parks with a combined capacity of 200 MW in Lithuania.
Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landsbergis on Tuesday met with the first residing Ambassador of India to Lithuania Devesh Utttam, the ministry reports.
Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė on Thursday met with Ambassador of Israel Hadas Wittenberg Silverstein, the Office of the Government reports.
On 9-10 October, Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landsbergis is visiting Oman’s Sultanate, where he attends a meeting of the 27th session of the EU-GCC Joint Ministerial Council to discuss significant security challenges, reports the MFA.
On Thursday, 5 October, the largest in the Baltic States military equipment repair workshop Vilkas (Wolf) was opened in Rukla, central Lithuania.
Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas says that next year’s US presidential elections may shift the focus of NATO’s largest member state away from support for Ukraine to a more inward direction, something which can continue after those elections, depending on the result, reports ERR.
Antanas Kandrotas, who goes by the alias Celofanas (Cellophane), a well-known participant of anti-LGBT protests, has announced that he will run for president in upcoming elections.
Highest state officials on Thursday congratulated teachers across the country on World Teachers’ Day.
Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė has decided to take part in the primaries of the ruling Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian democrats (TS-LKD) for the party’s nomination to the 2024 presidential election.
Authoritarian regimes are observing the war in Ukraine and designing their foreign policy accordingly, says Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis. It means that the security of the rest of the world will depend only on the Western stance and response to Russian aggression, he said.
As the European Union is considering a new migration and asylum policy, including a solidarity mechanism to relocate migrants, Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė thinks Lithuania may agree with a migrant quota instead of paying EUR 3 million annually.