Gitanas Nausėda

Sievierodonetsk "cleansed"; Exchange of dead soldiers; Zelensky: We are not giving up

Russian forces emphasize that they are finishing the "liberation of Svyatogorsk and neighboring territories" in the Donetsk region.
On the other hand, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says that Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk are "dead cities".

"If Putin succeeds"

He added that Germany should speed up the delivery of weapons to Kyiv.
"I am not in the position of Chancellor Olaf Scholz. I can only say what I would do in his place, I would deliver tanks," Nausėda said on Wednesday, FUNKE Mediengruppe reported.

Baltic states stop Russian gas imports     

The head of Latvia's natural gas storage operator has said the Baltic states were no longer importing Russian natural gas.    

"If there were still any doubts about whether there may be any trust in deliveries from Russia, current events clearly show us that there is no more trust," said Uldis Bariss, CEO of Conexus Baltic Grid on April 2.    

US President Biden spoke with Leaders from the Bucharest Nine including President Radev

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke yesterday with the Bucharest Nine (B9) - NATO Allies group part of the eastern flank, to underscore the United States' commitment to Transatlantic security and the U.S.'s sacred commitment to NATO's Article 5.

Janša and Lithuanian president call for aid to Lithuania in face of migration

Ljubljana – Prime Minister Janez Janša and Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda have called on EU member countries to provide aid to Lithuania in the face of “ongoing critical security situation” on the Lithuanian-Belarus border due to illegal migration. Protection of the EU’s external border is our common responsibility, Janša said in a Tweet.

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Erdoğan holds talks with leaders of NATO countries ahead of Biden meeting

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on June 13 met with the leaders of NATO member countries in Brussels as part of his bilateral talks ahead of Monday's alliance summit.

Erdoğan held separate talks with Hungarian Premier Viktor Orban, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda, and Latvian President Egils Levits.