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Lithuania's Nauseda welcomes Ukraine's ambition for seeking peace, criticizes Russia

  • 2019-12-09
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – On the eve of the so called Normandy Four summit on Monday, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda voiced his strong support to Ukraine and called for backing international pressure on Russia. The Lithuanian president praised Ukraine for "...

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Lithuanian parlt committee backs raising corporate tax for banks to 20 pct

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Finland's budget proposal means steeper EU funding cuts for Lithuania

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Lithuanian PM sees no legal reason for transmin to resign

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Lithuanian President open to dialogue with Belarus, but won't cross red lines

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President urges Lithuanians to come together on climate change

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MEPs to call on Russia to stop prosecution of Lithuanian judges in 1991 crackdown case

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Zelensky, Nauseda to discuss Ukraine's relations with EU, NATO peace talks in Vilnius

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Lithuanian formin hopes Turkey eventually won’t block defense plans for Baltics

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Lithuanian president's aide criticizes Macron's decision on envoy for EU-Russia ties

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People have misconception about defense funding, Lithuanian defmin says

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"Three-state celebration":Vilnius hosts state funeral for commanders of 1863-1864 uprising

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Lithuania signs EUR 145 mln deal to buy 200 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles from US

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Lithuanian education minister off to Poland to discuss natnl minorities' education

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Lithuanian president to host meeting on relations with Ukraine, Belarus

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Georgian ambassador's rent arrears damage diplomats' reputation – Lithuania's ForMin

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