RSS Nordic and Baltic countries in Prague celebrated together for the 10th time
Cultural diplomacy »
On June 15th embassies of the Nordic and Baltic countries in Prague invited to their common celebration of the countries’ national days; the event was held for the 10th time already. Ambassadors addressed the guests with the traditional “one sentence speech”, and invited them to experience national foods and beverages of each country at national tables. The main theme of this year’s event was Agenda 2030, United Nations sustainable development agenda set to achieve before the year 2030.
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March 11th celebration marked with concerts in Prague and Brno
Cultural diplomacy »
March 8 to 9, in Prague and Brno, two concerts of the Baltic Guitar Quartet were held on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of restoration of the Lithuanian independence. For the second year in a row Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Prague marks this day with a presentation of modern, future-focused Lithuanian musicians. Concerts in two outstanding venues had a numerous audience who are now becoming regular fans of Lithuanian music.
Documentary film “Mission Siberia” screened at the Mene Tekel festival
Cultural diplomacy »
March 1, a screening of a Lithuanian film “Mission Siberia: Fourteen Days of Uncertainty or How We Sipped on Coffee With Gradnma” directed by Julija Ciurupa, capturing the 2015 expedition to the Tomsk region, was screened as part of the documentary film program of the Mene Tekel festival. The film was screened abroad for the first time.
Ambassadors meeting with Czech Minister of Defence
Foreign policy and diplomacy » NATO and international security »
Today, February 21, Ambassador of Lithuania to the Czech Republic Edvilas Raudonikis met with the Czech Minister of Defense Martin Stropnický to discuss the countries’ defensive cooperation and the joint Czech-Lithuanian troop training exercises. Among the topics touched were also the training of the Czech NATO rotational forces stationed in Lithuania and the Czech plans to join the NATO enhanced forward presence battalion.
Tourism opportunities in Lithuania shown in Prague
Feb. 15, Embassy of Lithuania in Prague gathered the Czech and Lithuanian representatives of the tourism industry in an embassy event prior to the Prague Holiday World tourism exhibition taking place February 16-19. The event that brings together Lithuanian tourism companies, hotels and restaurants is already held for the second year and is aiming at presenting Lithuania to a large scope of Czech tourism representatives with a goal to increase the Czech tourist traffic to Lithuania.
Prague celebrates the Day of Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence
Lithuanians in Czech Republic » Cultural diplomacy »
Feb. 11., Embassy of Lithuania in the Czech Republic together with the Lithuanian Saturday language school “Debesynas” organized a colorful and extraordinary event marking the Day of Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence. The celebration, taking place in the building where Jonas Basanavičius, the instigator of the Lithuanian restoration movement, lived through 1883-84, took those attending to the beginning of the 20th century. Dressed in the outfits of the period, the staff of the embassy and teachers from “Debesynas” school were encouraging the community and the locals from Prague to participate in a century old photo session and try a number of Lithuanian delicatessens.
RSS Minister congratulated Colombia on Independence Day
Bilateral Relations »
On 20 July Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius congratulated Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, Maria Ángela Holguin Cuéllar, on Colombian Independence Day.
Linas Linkevičius: not only Western Balkan countries, EU Eastern Partners need membership prospects, too
European Union »
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, attended the Foreign Affairs Council of 17 July 2017 to take part in a debate on the EU Global Strategy on foreign and security policy, on North Korea, Libya, and migration.
Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to mark a failed coup attempt in Turkey
Speeches, Statements »
On 15 July 2017, we mark the first anniversary of the failed coup attempt in Turkey that left a few hundreds dead and 2,000 injured. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania reiterates its solidarity with Turkey and its people, who gathered to defend their democratically elected government. Just as on the night a year ago, Lithuania expresses sincere condolences to the families of the victims and condemns the attempt upon democracy in Turkey that shocked the country and the whole international community.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates visits Lithuania
Bilateral Relations »
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, visited Lithuanian on 11 July 2017. He had meetings with President of the Republic of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Linas Linkevičius, and Minister of the Interior, Eimutis Misiūnas.
Minister of Foreign Affairs attended the Ukraine Reform Conference in London
Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs » Multilateral Relations »
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Linas Linkevičius, participated in an international ministerial conference on 6 July in London to discuss the agenda and implementation of Ukrainian reform. Minister Linkevičius noted that Ukraine needed a strong European prospect, as well as support for the implementation of its reforms and a comprehensive economic investment programme.
Linas Linkevičius: disinformation is the tip of the iceberg
Multilateral Relations » NATO and International Security »
“Kremlin’s information warfare targeted at the West has reached a hot phase. Therefore if we want to win the war, we must consolidate even more of our efforts and be more resolute and united,” the head of the Lithuanian foreign office noted at the high-level conference in Riga “The Riga StratCom Dialogue 2017”.
Gratitude of the Minister of Foreign Affairs to the key person in NATO’s defence planning
NATO and International Security »
Linas Linkevičius, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, had a meeting with Heinrich Brauss, Assistant Secretary General of NATO, in Vilnius on 4 July 2017 and discussed NATO’s further plans to strengthen collective defence and improve resilience to propaganda, cyber and other hybrid-type attacks.
Minister of Foreign Affairs has congratulated the U.S. on Independence Day
Bilateral Relations »
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, has congratulated the United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, and all Americans on Independence Day. In his congratulatory letter, Linas Linkevičius notes that the U.S. remains the key strategic partner of Lithuania in ensuring its national security and underlines the significance of strategic partnership between Lithuania and the United States and of transatlantic ties.
Linas Linkevičius urged the international community to strengthen its efforts in ensuring safety of journalists
Multilateral Relations »
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, opened the international conference “Safety of Journalists – New Challenges and Responses” in Vilnius on 3 July 2017 where the current situation of the safety of journalists in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) region, the most urgent challenges in journalists’ activities and possible international responses were discussed.
The Foreign Minister congratulated Canada on the National Day
Bilateral Relations » Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs »
On 1 July, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius congratulated Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the country.