RSS Lithuania calls on International Atomic Energy Agency to take action to solve safety issues of Ostrovets NPP
Foreign policy and diplomacy » Economics and business »
On 24 May, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) received a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius the and the Minister of Energy Žygimantas Vaičiūnas about unresolved nuclear safety issues of the Ostrovets nuclear power plant project.
Discussion on hybrid threats in Italy and Lithuania
Foreign policy and diplomacy » NATO and international security »
On May 7 the Lithuanian Embassy in Italy, together with the CeSPI (Center for International Political Studies) and the European Commission Representation in Italy, will organize a discussion on hybrid threats, national anti-disinformation, propaganda and fake news strategies.
Official visit of the President Dalia Grybauskaitė to Rome
Foreign policy and diplomacy » Lithuanians in Italy »
President Dalia Grybauskaitė is coming for an official visit to Rome. On Thursday, March 28, the President will meet with Pope Francis, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin, and Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, President of the Italian Senate. On Friday, March 29, Dalia Grybauskaitė will meet with the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, and take part in the opening of a new Lithuanian embassy building.
Lithuanian militaries depart for EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia
Foreign policy and diplomacy » NATO and international security » Lithuanians in Italy »
7 September 2018. Third rotation of the Lithuanian Armed Forces naval boarding team will start its mission at the EU NAVFOR Med Operation Sophia later this week.
Justė Janulytė in Reggio Emilia with the premiere!
Lithuanians in Italy » Cultural diplomacy »
With the aim of offering an opportunity for professional growth, training, knowledge and comparison, Fondazione I Teatri realizes the project Casa del Quartetto.
Learning from The Swamp: Lithuania Presents Its First Individual Pavilion
Lithuanians in Italy » Cultural diplomacy »
At the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia Lithuania presents its first individual pavilion entitled The Swamp School. The project is curated by artists Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas, commissioned by Pippo Ciorra, presented by the Lithuanian Council for Culture and produced by Architektūros Fondas.
Lithuanian Ambassador hands over letters of credence to the President of Malta
Foreign policy and diplomacy » Economics and business » Cultural diplomacy »
On 22 February, the Ambassador of Lithuania Ričardas Šlepavičius handed over his letters of credence to the President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.
RSS Lithuania’s Foreign Minister expresses his condolences over fire victims in Japan
Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs »
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.
EU involvement and support play important role in helping Moldova to keep on its European path, says L. Linkevičius in Brussels
Multilateral Relations » European Union »
On 15 July, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels. Ministers discussed migration, the situation in Iraq, Iran, the Central African Republic, and Moldova.
Foreign Ministry summons representative of Russian Embassy, expresses protest
Speeches, Statements »
On 11 July, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania summoned a representative of the Russian Embassy and expressed a protest over the decision by the Russian Federation’s Western Military District to fire gun salutes to mark the anniversary of occupation of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, this Saturday, and Kaunas on 1 August.
Foreign Minister bids farewell to outgoing Latvian Ambassador
Bilateral Relations »
On 9 July, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the outgoing Latvian Ambassador to Lithuania Einars Semanis.
Faina Kukliansky receives Lithuania’s Diplomacy Star
News of the Ministry »
On 5 July, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius conferred the Foreign Ministry’s award of honor – Lithuania’s Diplomacy Star – on Faina Kukliansky, Chair of the Jewish (Litvak) Community of Lithuania.
Foreign Minister thanks Japanese guests for their exceptional attention to Lithuania
Bilateral Relations » Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs »
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.
Lithuania’s Foreign Minister congratulates United States of America on Independence Day
Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs » Speeches, Statements »
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.
L. Linkevičius meets with Canadian Foreign Minister
Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs » Multilateral Relations »
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.
Foreign Minister L. Linkevičius visits Canada, meets with President of Ukraine
Bilateral Relations » Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion »
On 2 July in Canada, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The meeting took place on the margins of the third Ukraine Reform Conference in Toronto.
Ambassador A. Kumža awarded Lithuania's Diplomacy Star
Cultural events » News of the Ministry »
On 28 June, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius conferred Lithuania's Diplomacy Star on the President of the Lithuanian Ambassadors' Club Algirdas Kumža.