Lithuania is calling on Armenia and Azerbaijan to seek peaceful resolution of their disagreements after heavy fighting erupted in Nagorno Karabakh on Sunday, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says.
Lithuania's Ministry of Health has updated its list of coronavirus-affected countries and put Germany, Iceland and San Marino on the self-isolation list, as well as Poland and Estonia with certain exceptions.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said on Thursday that sanctions against some officials of the Alexander Lukashenko regime are too weak a response to the events in Belarus, adding that the European Union must help the victims of repression.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs that it has not issued a press release claiming that the Foreign Minister of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius called on the EU to create European peacekeeping forces and deploy them to Belarus.
In response to a recent spike in coronavirus infections, the Lithuanian government is planning to ban some mass gatherings, such as city or harvest festivals, as of next month, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Monday.
The Lithuanian government is planning to reintroduce mandatory coronavirus testing for patients on admission to hospital and tighten the rules for hospital visitors, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said on Monday.