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On 29 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius expressed his condolences to a close friend of Lithuania, Chairman of Japan-Lithuania Friendship Diet Members' League Hirofumi Nakasone on the passing of his father, former Prime Minister of Japan Yasuhiro Nakasone. In these moments of loss, the Foreign Minister wished the family and relatives the strength to bear the great pain.

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On 5 December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with Georgia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs David Zalkaliani and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia Nikola Dimitrov, and discussed the recent escalation of the situation along the occupation line of South Ossetia.

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On 5 December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attends the 26th Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Bratislava, Slovakia, which reviews and evaluates the organization’s performance in addressing key challenges to security within the OSCE region.

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On 14 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the first Ambassador of Bahrain to Lithuania, who resides in Paris, Muhammad Abdul Ghaffar. The meeting discussed bilateral cooperation and security in the Middle East.

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On 14 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of Kuwait, who resides in Berlin, Najeeb Al-Bader. The meeting discussed possible cooperation between Lithuania and Kuwait in the fields of financial services, agriculture, science and innovation, as well as security in the Middle East.

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On 9 October in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde, who was appointed as the Minister for Foreign Affairs in September. The Foreign Ministers discussed bilateral and regional cooperation, security, topical issues of Eastern neighborhood, and the Lithuanian-Swedish cooperation within international formats.

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On 26 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, who attended the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, held a traditional meeting with leaders and representatives of the world's leading Jewish organizations based in the United States, including the American Jewish Committee, the World Jewish Congress, B'nai B'rith International, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, the Anti-Defamation League, and others.

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On 25 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius spoke at a high-level United Nations event, which focused on challenges facing Mali and the Sahel, as well as proactive measures to counter extremist narratives and ideologies.

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On 24 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Chilean and Palestinian Foreign Ministers on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

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On 23 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in an event, which was co-organized by Lithuania, Latvia, the Czech Republic, and the OECD. The event on the margins of the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 in New York, the U.S., focused on tackling climate change and achieving goals. Participants discussed consequences of climate change, the need to step up efforts by states to meet climate goals and to take into account people’s well-being, when shaping climate change policies.

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On 28 August, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius received the outgoing British Ambassador to Lithuania Claire Lawrence.

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On July 18, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius in a letter to Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono expressed his condolences over the dozens of deaths in the Kyoto city fire.

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On 5 July in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Governor of Gifu Prefecture in Japan Hajime Furuta. The Japanese official will receive the state award from the hands of the President of Lithuania during a solemn ceremony on 6 July.

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and all the people of the country on America's Independence Day.

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On 2 July, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland. The Foreign Ministers discussed the strengthening of bilateral ties between Lithuania and Canada, and growing economic cooperation between the countries.

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