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On 22 July, the Government of the Republic of Lithuania approved the National Key Electricity and Gas Transmission Projects Implementation Plan. On the basis of this plan, the projects of electricity and natural gas transmission systems will be implemented by rationally investing EU structural support funds in the development of these systems in the period 2014–2020.
On 17 July, the Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič met with Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, during his visit to Lithuania. During the meeting, the Minister of Energy and the Commissioner discussed the possible Lithuania’s contribution to help Ukraine and other EU neighbour countries to implement reforms in the energy sector.
On Tuesday, the Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič accepted the resignation of the Vice-Minister Renata Cytacka. Vice-Minister was working in the Ministry of Energy from 28 December, 2012.

On Friday, the Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič accepted the resignations of the two Vice-Ministers. Requests for resignation were received from the Vice-Ministers Aleksandras Spruogis and Žydrūnė Juodkienė.
On 13 June, in the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council in Luxembourg, the Ministers of Energy of the European Union had discussions on the EU Energy Security Strategy based on a Commission Communication. Energy and climate goals for 2030, gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine, ILUC, energy prices and costs as well as other international energy issues were also among the issues discussed during the meeting.
After Gazprom’s final decision to sell its stakes in Lithuanian utilities - Amber Grid and Lietuvos dujos, Lithuania will reach its goals to fully implement the EU Third Energy Package. For Lithuania this would open up opportunities to make an important step in the diversification of the resources of natural gas supply, to have a market-based gas sector and obtain full control over the projects of the infrastructure and sector development.