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Germany´s Relations with the Baltic States Since Reunification

International Reports 09/2010

There is no doubting the fact that relations between Germany and the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are both good and close. Germany’s new minister for foreign affairs, Guido Westerwelle, also leaves no room for doubt as to the particular quality of the relations. Shortly after taking office in the fall of 2009 he met his opposite numbers from the Baltic states in Brussels for consultations which subsequently continued in July 2010 in Tallinn in the traditional 3 + 1 format. more…

Andreas Michael Klein, Gesine Herrmann | August 31, 2010

Declaration of the participants of the KAF International Summer Academy

Declaration of the Participants and Contributors to the Annual International Summer Academy regarding the Baltic Sea Strategy of the EU: EDUCATIO - Institute for Development and Training, Young Christian Democrats of Lithuania, Junge Union Schleswig-Holstein, Riga’s region of Youth of Latvian Peoples Party, New Era Youth Section of Latvia, Association Mlodzi Demokraci of Poland, Movement for Freedom, Belarus: more…

Event Reports | August 2, 2010

Lithuania has elected!

Parliamentary Elections 2008

The EPP member party Homeland Union/Lithuanian Christian Democrats won the first round of the parliamentary election held on 12th of October. The Homeland Union with his leader Andrius Kubilius gained 19.70% votes and has already 18 seats in the Lithuanian Parliament. The second best result has the National Resurrection Party by the Entertainer Arūnas Valinskas, which gained 15.10% of the votes and 13 seats. Next comes the Order and Justice Party by the Ex-President Rolandas Paksas with 12.68% votes and 11 seats in the Parliament. The governing party Social Democrats gained only 11.72% votes. more…

Andreas Michael Klein, Rita Lapinienė | Country Reports | October 17, 2008