Contrary to what Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said yesterday, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis told journalists today that before the opening of the Taiwanese Representative Office in Vilnius, all actions were coordinated with the president
Head Of The Taiwanese Representative Office In Lithuania Eric Huang Says Taiwan Will "Take As Much As Possible" Lithuanian Cargo Blocked By China, 120 Containers Already Redirected
Nausėda noted that both Lithuania and Taiwan can open representative offices that do not have diplomatic status, but regretted that "the name of the representative office has become the essential factor that now strongly affects our relations with China"
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda stated in an interview that allowing the Taiwanese office in Vilnius to use the name of Taiwan was "a mistake". According to Nausėda this decision (made by the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry) was not coordinated with him
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Deputy speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament @Morkunaite comes out swinging for President Nauseda over his expression of regret over the naming of the Taiwanese Representative Office in Vilnius, accusing him of "consistent inconsistency" Translation of FB post
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USAF Rivet Joint heading back after a morning of surveillance of Kaliningrad
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spoke Monday with the #Bucharest9 abt Russia's "destabilizing military buildup along Ukraine's border" & "the need for a united, ready, and resolute NATO stance for the collective defense of Allies" per @StateDept
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US Army Lasai CL600 ARTEMIS N488CR keeping an eye on Belarus
Finnish president: "And let it be stated once again: Finland's room to manoeuvre and freedom of choice also include the possibility of military alignment and of applying for NATO membership, should we ourselves so decide. NATO's business is the so-called Open Door policy"
Leader of Finland's biggest opposition party says "NATO membership would improve Finland's security and bring predictability to our region". Green Parliament Group leader (in gov't) says "NATO membership of Finland & Sweden would clarify Europe's security arrangements and build stability"
Ministry of Defense of Estonia: "Estonia has made a decision in principal and via the Ministry of Defense that our desire is to support Ukraine with armaments and ammunition in its current, difficult security situation.". To provide Ukraine with 122 mm howitzers and Javelin missiles
FM @ABaerbock exchanged views with her counterparts @JY_LeDrian, @TrussLiz & @SecBlinken this evening on the situation around the Ukrainian border & the upcoming dialogue formats with Russia. Also on the agenda: Solidarity with Lithuania in view of Chinese measures, Iran/JCPoA
Nord Stream 2 is ready to go, Gazprom announced
On Thursday, December 23, Latvian State Border Guard officials prevented 103 people from attempting to cross the Latvian-Belarusian state border illegally, the State Border Guard said.
US Secretary of State Blinken promised EU chief diplomat Borrell that any debate on European security will involve coordination & involvement with the EU. Besides, they talked about Chinese economic restrictions in Lithuania that have side effects on others as well
Lukashenka threatens to cut Ukrainian transit to Lithuania, in case of Belarusian goods banned from Klaipeda port
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Lithuania should not "ride America's coattails", says China's FM spokesman
According to the German newspaper Die Zeit, NATO has increased the preparedness of the Rapid Reaction Force NRF* to the Russian threat. The side says this based on an anonymous NATO diplomat. *NATO Response Force
State Department OKs potential arms sale of 230 Javelin anti-tank missiles to Lithuania
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The Baltic states have declared their readiness to provide military assistance to Ukraine
Russia's military buildup on its border with Ukraine is a threat to the entire region, and Allies cannot condone Moscow's attempts to recreate zones of influence, Lithuania's President said while attending the Lublin Triangle meeting in Ukraine
"We need to clearly tell Russia that it has no right to dictate to NATO partners on how they should behave," German Defense Minister Lambrecht told reporters in Rukla on Sunday
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We are here in Lithuania in order to send a clear signal - a sign of deterrence, said Defense Minister Lambrecht when visiting eFP. Her first trip abroad was very consciously to Lithuania - a signal of solidarity among the Allies
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Defense Minister Lambrecht's first trip abroad goes to the troops in Lithuania on the fourth Advent - at a time when the Baltic States and Ukraine are under pressure from Russian maneuvers.
Russian Tu-22M3 bombers patrolled border of Belarus with Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania
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Full text of the draft treaty on security guarantees for Russia and the United States
Russia and the United States should not conduct military exercises with the scenarios of the use of nuclear weapons, - Russian security guarantees draft
Russia and the United States should not to prepare the military of non-nuclear countries to use nuclear weapons, - Russian security guarantees draft
Russia invites NATO to confirm that they do not see each other as adversaries
Russia and NATO pledge not to deploy intermediate and shorter-range missiles in areas from where they can hit each other's territory, - Russian security guarantees draft