On 6 May, Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, being on an official visit in Japan, and Fumio Kishida, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, held an official opening of the Honorary Consulate of Lithuania in Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns today’s attack on the Saint Petersburg subway network. At least 10 people were killed in the explosion and another 50 people were injured. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and the loved ones of the victims, and wish a speedy recovery to those injured.
The Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania in Los Angeles will organize a consular mission to Honolulu (Hawaii) on 15 April 2017 (Saturday). Consular services will be provided at Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach (Executive Boardroom), address: 400 Royal Hawaiian Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815.
On 26 October in Santo Domingo, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Mantvydas Bekešius met with the newly appointed Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Haiti Frederic Carrenard and handed him a consular patent and exequatur signed by Lithuania’s Foreign Minister.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius extended condolences to the Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni over victims of an earthquake, which hit a town in central Italy, in the early morning hours of 24 August.