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Lithuania pushes for preserving UK as EU partner in Russia relations

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Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius

Lithuania, who has had London as an influential and likeminded partner in seeking a stricter EU position, when reaction to Russia’s aggression in neighbouring countries has been needed, suggested on June 27 preserve as much as possible from current EU-British ties.

«We would like to preserve what is not yet destroyed, what is possible to preserve,» AFP cited Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius as saying to reporters at the United Nations.

AFP reports that Linkevičius noted he had discussed Britain’s vote to leave the European Union with his counterparts from the Baltics and the Nordic countries, who all agreed that there should be a «civilized process» for new relations.

The minister had also expressed concern that «the voices of the more principled positions will be weaker» within the European Union when it comes to ties with Russia.

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  1. Walter Burke says:

    I guess Germans have too large of a dog in this fight…

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