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Lithuania's new chief of defense hopes to step up IFV, artillery system procurement - BNS INTERVIEW

  • 2019-07-20
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS - Lithuania's incoming chief of defense, Major General Valdemaras Rupsys, says he will seek to accelerate new armored vehicle and artillery system purchases if the country's increasing defense spending makes this possible. A number of Boxer I...

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EU commissioners to discuss energy projects, climate change with Lithuanian leaders

VILNIUS - European Commissioner for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic is coming to Vilnius on Friday to discuss energy projects and climate change with Lithuania's top officials.   Sefcovic, together with European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vyteni...

Lithuanian PM says government mulls new taxes on property, polluting cars

VILNIUS - Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says the government is considering broadening the property tax base and taxing polluting cars.  "We'll have to adopt decisions related to taxes that have no direct impact on our fiscal disciplin...

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