Lithuania’s Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has called for a single movement tracking app that would be used across the European Union (EU) as member states phase out coronavirus lockdowns and plan to reopen their borders.
Targeted testing, healthcare reforms and domestic production of personal protective equipment (PPE) are part of the Lithuanian government's two-year coronavirus management strategy adopted on Wednesday.
Latvia will not accept any compromises on the safety of Belarus' Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP), Latvia’s President Egils Levits has said. However, the government is still considering whether to join Lithuania’s import ban of Belarus' energy imports.
The Lithuanian government is moving ahead with quarantine easing. The fourth stage of the quarantine exit plan, approved on Wednesday, allows services including pre-school childcare, dental care and small outdoor events to resume.
Ramūnas Karbauskis has reversed his plans to step down as the head of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union's group in the parliament and the chairman of the Committee on Culture, saying the coronavirus quarantine made the move pointless.
Mission Siberia, an annual expedition organised to tend to graves of Lithuanian deportees and political prisoners in Russia, has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organisers said on Tuesday.