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Today, on 20 March, the head of Lithuania’s diplomacy took part in the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council and a joint session gathering of EU foreign affairs and defence ministers.
Today, on 20 March, the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council is taking place in Brussels, Belgium.
On 13 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis met with the Foreign Minister of Romania Bogdan Aurescu, who was visiting Vilnius. Landsbergis emphasized that we should support Ukraine’s fight by believing in its final victory, not just considering standing up to the aggressor.
On 10 March, at the invitation of the United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis participated remotely in a meeting of the Group of Seven and other like-minded organisations (G7 +), which renewed their pledge to support Ukraine’s energy sector.
On 13 March, the Foreign Minister of Romania Bogdan Aurescu will be visiting Lithuania at the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis.
The first reading of the law on foreign agents passed by the Georgian Parliament raises serious questions about the prospects of democracy in Georgia. We call on the Parliament of Georgia to responsibly assess the real interests of the country and refrain from decisions that may undermine aspirations of Georgia’s people to live in a democratic country which is advancing towards the EU and NATO.
On 20 March in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis is attending the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine, Tunisia and Iran and the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue.
On 14 March in Georgetown, the capital city of Guyana, the Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations, Ambassador of Lithuania Rytis Paulauskas presented his letters of credence to the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Carla Barnett.
On 20 December 2022, Lithuania’s Seimas (Parliament) amended the Law of the Republic of Lithuania on Good Will Compensation for the Immovable Property of Jewish Religious Communities No. XI-1470.
On 27 February, the 52nd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council will start its work and will be the longest in the Council’s history, lasting until 4 April. Lithuania will participate in its work as a member of the Human Rights Council.
On 23 February, Lithuania officially opened its Honorary Consulate in Piraeus, which has jurisdiction in the regional unit Piraeus, the periphery of Attica, and a group of islands in the southern Aegean - the Cyclades. The event was attended by the Minister of the Interior of Lithuania Agnė Bilotaitė and the Ambassador of Lithuania to the Hellenic Republic Lina Skerstonaitė.
Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Landsbergis to attend UN events in support of Ukraine ahead of the anniversary of Russia’s invasion
On February 8, the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Poland Eduardas Borisovas and the head of the Consulate in Seinai, Genadijus Mackelis, opened the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Lithuania in Olsztyn, in the center of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.
On 19 January, Belize’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration held a solemn ceremony during which Belize received a contribution from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania to the Hurricane Lisa Relief Fund. The fund was established to help the people of Belize recover from the natural disaster - Hurricane Lisa.
On 18 January, the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to the United Kingdom (UK), Eitvydas Bajarūnas, was received by the Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK Parliament, Sir Lindsay Hoyle.
On 14 December, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Lithuania Ramūnas Davidonis presented credentials to His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Bahrain, on behalf of the King of Bahrain, His Majesty Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. The Ceremony was held at the Al Sakhir Palace.