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.
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.
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.
Sir, - Dr Chris Upton's article about the Baltic states
had the headline: 'Is West really best for these young nations?
The incident was over in moments and the Prince, who is on a five-day tour of the Baltic states
, continued on his walkabout.
From 1993, the income situation in the Baltic states
has been characterized by a fast rise in the monthly nominal disposable income per household member, but it has remained relatively low and highly varied depending on demographic, social, and regional characteristics of the household.
To recognize the recent independence of the Baltic states
, these activities investigate the culture and geography of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.
The purpose of the joint venture is for the production and sale of precipitated calcium carbonate in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, the Baltic States
and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Slow improvement between Russia and the Baltic states
is evident, but many remaining problems could turn to flashpoints if Russian ultranationalists come to power.
The common position of the Baltic States
aims to ensure that the Cohesion Policy is sufficiently funded from the European Union budget and covers all EU regions.