State Defense Council

Veryga: presidential office doesn’t want to call SDC meeting over COVID-19 vaccine (1)

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga claims the presidential office see no basis for calling a meeting of the State Defense Council over the...

State Defense Council to decide on participation in coronavirus vaccine creation (2)

Lithuania's State Defense Council will decide on the country's participation in the creation of a coronavirus vaccine together with EU member states.

Parliament passes 'spy swap' bill

The Lithuanian parliament adopted on Thursday an amendment to the Criminal Code that details the president's right to pardon a convict involved in a spy...

Russia dismisses reports of possible spy swap with Lithuania and Norway

The spokeswoman for Russia 's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday said she had no information on a possible exchange of spies with Lithuania and...

Lithuania prepares for 'spy swap' with Russia

Lithuania and Russia have agreed on an exchange of people convicted of espionage , well-informed sources have confirmed to BNS.