Lithuania has thus become the last Baltic state
to adopt Europe's single currency, following in the steps of neighbouring Estonia and Latvia which joined the Eurozone in 2011 and January 2014 respectively.
The small Baltic state
has sealed a deal to acquire 800 Carl Gustav anti-tank weapons and 100 trucks.
BRUSSELS, July 23 (KUNA) -- The EU Council of Ministers Wednesday adopted a decision allowing Lithuania to adopt the euro as its currency from 1 January 2015 saying the Baltic state
has fulfilled all the criteria set out in the EU treaties.
The AP said thousands of documents were destroyed before the KGB abandoned its offices in Vilnius, Lithuania's capital, in 1991, the year the Baltic state
of more than 3 million gained its independence from Moscow.
Estonia is the richest Baltic state
, and it has acquired a reputation for economic stability despite rapid gross domestic product (GDP) growth.
Lithuania was the first Baltic State
to regain independence in March 1990.
Table 1 also shows the miniscule share of Baltic State
nationals in 3 selected EU countries: about 1% of Baltic State
nationals live in Germany, 0.
Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko arrived Friday in Latvia from Estonia on the third leg of their 10-day five-nation tour in Europe, marking their first visit to the Baltic state
Enterprise Ireland is inviting several firms to investigate new markets in the Baltic state
The Baltic states
would ask, in a joint letter, for the brigade to consist of battalion-sized deployments of NATO troops in each of the countries, which would rotate on a NATO-approved schedule.
UK Armed Forces are leading a NATO Land training exercise in the Baltic states
, underlining continued support to the region.
BRITAIN is to station troops in the Baltic states
amid growing tension with Russia in the wake of President Vladimir Putin's military intervention in Syria.