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2020 04 03
Mandatory vehicle inspection may be postponed

In consideration to risk related to spreading coronavirus, the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Lithuania changes the performance procedure of mandatory vehicle inspection. When the validity period of the vehicle inspection expires during the quarantine, it will be possible to inspect the vehicle after the quarantine and for 30 calendar days more after the end of the...

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2020 03 30
Lithuania and like-minded EU countries call for a suspension of works on the Mobility Package

Against the background of the European transport market changed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Lithuania, along with the like-minded EU Member States such as Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Poland, Malta, Romania, and Hungary, calls for a suspension of the EU Mobility Package consideration and adoption until the pandemic is over and...

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2020 03 23
Important information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The latest important information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) updated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.

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2020 03 19
Lithuanian proposals for long-term safeguarding of traffic flows in extraordinary video conference of Ministers of Transport

Lithuania expressed its agreement with creation of unofficial platform in the extraordinary council of the Ministers of Transport of the European Union, where ministers of 27 EU Member States and Commissioner for Transport Adina-Ioana Vălean took place. The platform would allow learning...

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2020 02 19
Nine ministers urge the Commission to save the Green Deal by remedying shortcomings of the Mobility Package

Transport ministers from Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland and Romania urged the Commission to assess how the provisions of upcoming Mobility Package will affect the EU Green Deal ambitions. Their meeting with the Vice-president Timmermans and Commissioner Valean came after...

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2019 12 10
Lithuania and Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in ASEM 5th Transport Ministers’ Meeting

The European and Asian ministers are discussing issues of digitalization of transport systems and reduction of emission of carbon dioxide today, in ASEM 5 th Transport Ministers’ Meeting held in Budapest (Hungary). One more issue that is discussed is importance of durability of European and Asian transport...

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2019 12 06
The aim of the Baltic States is rapid and coordinated implementation of the “Rail Baltica” project

The Baltic States aim to implement the “Rail Baltica” project in a rapid and coordinated way. The Ministers of Transport and Communications of the Baltic States discuss the progress of the project and its implementation management at the meeting being held today in Riga.

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2019 12 05
Lithuania aims to ensure the State management of infrastructure of „Rail Baltica“

As the national railways are very important for national security, Lithuania aims to ensure the State management of infrastructure of the strategically important railway “Rail Baltica”. The issues of the project “Rail Baltica”, including management of future infrastructure, will be discussed in the meeting of Prime Ministers of the Baltic...

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2019 12 02
Ministers of Transport are discussing rights of rail passengers and road user charges

The issues of rights of rail passengers and road user charges are discussed in the meeting of the EU Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTEC) held in Brussels on 2-3 December. The Lithuanian position on these issues is presented by Vice Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr. Gytis Mažeika.

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2019 10 28
Lithuania strengthens cooperation with the Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail

Minister of Transport and Communications Mr. Jaroslav Narkevič and Secretary General of the Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) Mr. Wolfgang Küpper discussed possibilities of promotion of carriage of goods by rail between Asia and Europe.

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2019 10 25
A letter to the EU leadership by the Prime Minister of Lithuania and EU counterparts on the Mobility Package

The Prime Ministers of Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Latvia and Lithuania have signed a joint letter on the proposed Mobility Package. It has been sent to the President of the European Parliament, President of the European Commission, President-elect of the European Commission, President of the European...

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2019 10 10
Lithuania to take part in the EU Road Safety Exchange project

Lithuania is among the twelve EU Member Stated invited by the European Commission (EC) and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) to take part in the EU Road Safety Exchange project. This was announced at a high-level meeting on road safety held in Brussels by the Commission's Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport.

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