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Lithuanian Embassy in New Delhi today signed the agreement to fund the production of face masks in Bhutan. The project will supplement Royal Government’s of Bhutan efforts in controlling the spread of COVID-19 and will allow to produce locally 46,000 two and three ply layer masks that primarily will be distributed to the frontline workers and those who need them most.

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On 26 May, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius participated in a video conference of Ministers for European Affairs. Ministers held an exchange of views on the EU response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the next Multi-AnnualFinancial Framework (MFF), and economic recovery.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated the Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani on his country’s Independence Day. On 26 May, Georgia marks the 102nd anniversary of the establishment of the first Democratic Republic.

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On 25 May, the Africa Day is celebrated in Lithuania and around the world. This day has been celebrated in Lithuania since the 1999. On this occasion, various cultural and educational events cultivating deeper and closer knowledge of the African continent usually take place in Lithuania.

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On the evening of May 22, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius had a telephone conversation with the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Mass.

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On 22 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council, which was organized at Estonia’s initiative. The meeting mainly focused on cyber stability in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, conflict prevention, and capacity building for states to counter cyber threats. The Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas delivered the opening speech at the meeting.

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On 19 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, together with Foreign Ministers of the Nordic and Baltic countries, Poland, Germany and Russia, participated in a video conference of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS).

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On 20 May, the Government of Lithuania decided to allocate EUR 100,000 in humanitarian aid for the purchase of protective equipment manufactured in Lithuania for medical personnel and staff of other services that are helping to save lives in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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On May 21, Lithuania’s Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Albinas Zananavičius will participate in a webinar on the geopolitics of nuclear energy, hosted by the Foreign Policy Institute of the Johns Hopkins University SAIS. We would like to extend our invitation to the webinar to everyone who is interested in the nuclear energy industry, Russia’s and China’s nuclear energy exports, the European Union neighbourhood and geopolitics more broadly.

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We have gathered today in Vilnius to demonstrate our solidarity and commitment to the creation of a Europe whole and free in an alliance including the countries of Europe, the United States and Canada as the foundation for stability and security in the 21st century.

On 15 May in Riga, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, together with heads of diplomacy of the other two Baltic states, participated in a video conference of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs.

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76 years ago, on 18 May 1944, the Soviet regime criminally deported the Crimean Tatar people from the territory of their historic residence - Crimea - to distant areas of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.

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On 18 May, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania and Latvia announced the contest for the Balts’ Award 2020.

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The coronavirus COVID-19 has revealed vulnerabilities of our societies in Lithuania and in many other countries. It has also highlighted the challenges that had existed before, but became more acute during the pandemic. Vulnerable, discriminated and often marginalized individuals appear to be most at risk from the novel coronavirus.

On 15 May in Riga, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding on lifting travel restrictions between Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for land, rail, air, and maritime transport.

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