Monday, February 20, 2017 11:45
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius is Monday leaving for the United States to meet with United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres and officials of the US President Donald Trump's administration.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 18:33
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has congratulated Lithuania on the Day of Restoration of State, emphasizing the security cooperation between the two countries.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 09:56
Interests of countries should not be sacrificed for backstage agreements, however, Lithuania has confidence in the United States, Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said in Brussels on Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 10:49
Full-fledged cooperation between Lithuania and Russia will only be possible after Moscow stops its aggression against Ukraine and resolves other important issues, Lithuanian Deputy Foreign Minister Darius Skusevičius said after meeting with Russia's ambassador to Vilnius, Alexander Udaltsov, on Monday.
Friday, February 10, 2017 11:17
US President Donald Trump has congratulated Lithuania on the upcoming independence anniversary, thanking for its support to Ukraine and commending for the growing defence spending.
Friday, February 10, 2017 10:19
Darius Degutis, Lithuania's ambassador-at-large coordinating the country's position and steps regarding the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in Belarus, says that his key mission is to achieve that the plant is built safely or its construction is stopped completely, and to show the real situation in Astravyets to EU partners.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 16:29
The United States demonstrate commitment to the obligations to partners, therefore, Lithuania has full confidence in the new US administration, says Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 15:07
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Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has dismissed as questionable US President Donald Trump's ban on entry of citizens of some Muslim countries.
Friday, February 3, 2017 16:21
The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, expressing its concern over the substantial deterioration of the security situation in eastern Ukraine in recent days and renewal of active military operations in Avdiivka, with several dozens of killed or injured Ukrainian soldiers and civilians and the recorded use of heavy weaponry;
Friday, February 3, 2017 14:36
The situation in Ukraine has recently been similar to that in 2014, when the most intense fighting took place, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Friday.
Friday, February 3, 2017 14:11
The European Union should rely more on itself in the face of US President Donald Trump's statements, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said before the start of a EU summit in Malta on Friday.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 12:03
One in four Lithuanians believe that Donald Trump's accession to the United States' White House may affect the security situation in the region, shows a poll published on Wednesday.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:27
Rudy Giuliani, a former New York City mayor and a political ally of US President Donald Trump, may come to Lithuania in the spring, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Thursday.
Friday, January 20, 2017 16:16
Lithuanian economists say global economy could be threatened, if the United States' new President Donald Trump started waging trade wars, although the scenario does not seem very likely for now.
Friday, January 20, 2017 09:51
Fields of operations and functions of Lithuania's foreign vice-ministers Neris Germanas, Darius Skusevičius and Albinas Sananavičius were Thursday approved by decree signed by Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius.
Monday, January 16, 2017 16:15
Lithuania sent a deputy foreign minister to the Middle East peace conference in Paris, while its neighbors were represented by their top diplomats.
Friday, January 13, 2017 12:20
There are no alternatives to close cooperation between Lithuania and Poland, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Friday after meeting with Krzysztof Szczerski, the Secretary of State at the Polish President's Chancellery.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 16:16
Lithuania's Conservative MP Mantas Adomėnas has criticized Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis' decision to meet with Russian Ambassador Alexander Udaltsov shortly before the Day of Freedom Defenders, which is marked on January 13.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 16:05
Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuania's first post -independence leader, has suggested inviting Russian parliamentarians to memorial events of January 13 coup.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 11:33
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Security policy experts are gathering in Lithuania on Thursday for an informal Snow Meeting to discuss the situation in the wake of the US presidential election and threats posed by Russia.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 10:58
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis says he is astonished by the criticism over his meetings with the Russian and Belarusian ambassadors ahead of the Freedom Defenders Day, noting that the meetings were held to remind the diplomats about their countries' unwillingness to extradite defendants in the January 13 attempted coup trial.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 09:50
Central and Eastern European politicians have urged United States President-Elect Donald Trump to stop making concessions to Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he could view the steps as weaknesses and undertake provocations against the Baltic states and Poland.
Monday, January 9, 2017 15:43
Lithuania's dialog with Russia must be a principled one, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Monday, commenting on the Russian ambassador's call for "improving the atmosphere of bilateral relations" between the two countries.
Monday, January 9, 2017 10:03
The presidents of Lithuania and Israel on Sunday underlined the importance of preserving the heritage of Lithuanian Jews and of expanding business ties as they marked 25 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 15:38
Vaidotas Urbelis, a senior official at the Lithuanian Defence Ministry, next April will start serving as defence adviser at the country's embassy to the United States.
Monday, January 2, 2017 10:44
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis have condemned the terror attack that claimed a multitude of lives in Istanbul in early hours of 2017.
Thursday, December 22, 2016 11:31
The Lithuanian parliament on Thursday passed a resolution congratulating US President-elect Donald Trump and wishing him every success in performing his duties and meeting the international and domestic policy commitments.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 11:13
Two influential US Republican senators, John McCain and Lindsey Graham, are expected to visit Lithuania next week, the Foreign Ministry has confirmed to BNS.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 10:14
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has denounced Monday's attacks in Berlin and Ankara as "deplorable manifestations of hatred and weakness".
Monday, December 19, 2016 18:16
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has appointed diplomats Neris Germanas, Darius Skusevičius and Albinas Zananavičius as new deputy foreign ministers.