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28th Feb 2024

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Lithuania prepares for euro entry

Lithuania moved a step close to joining the euro after its parliament established expert groups organising the country's transition to membership in 2015. Finance Minister Rimantas Sadzius told reporters that "a commission for the introduction of the euro in Lithuania will be established, with the prime minister as its chairman."

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For Ukraine's sake, pass the EU due diligence directive

The EU Commission's 2022 CSDDD proposal did not include provisions incorporating "conflict due diligence", they were added, after the Russian invasion, by the European Parliament and Council into the final directive text — for Ukraine's sake, vote for it.

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