Slovenia's president astonished in Vilnius by scope of concerns over Russia

Monday, June 12, 2017 14:02
Slovenia's President Borut Pahor said in Lithuania on Monday he was astonished about the strong concerns in Vilnius over the Russian threats, adding he understood the concerns in the Baltic states.

Ukraine's vice-PM thanks Lithuania for efforts to accept Ukraine to European family

Monday, June 12, 2017 13:33
Ukraine's Vice-Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv has thanked Lithuania for supporting Ukraine and "accepting it to the European family."

President Dalia Grybauskaite congratulates Ukraine on visa-free travel, calls for further reforms

Monday, June 12, 2017 11:51
President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Ukrainian President Petro Porošenko
Romas Sadauskas-Kvietkevičius
President Dalia Grybauskaite on Friday congratulated Ukrainians on the start of visa-free travel to the European Union and urged them to continue reforms in order to join the EU and NATO.

Slovenian president to pay official visit to Lithuania

Monday, June 12, 2017 09:02
Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Monday is coming to Lithuania for an official visit that will focus on defense and cybersecurity, the Lithuanian president's office said.

President arrives in east Ukraine to celebrate visa-free travels

Friday, June 9, 2017 15:11
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Friday arrived in the city of Kharkov in eastern Ukraine to congratulate Ukrainians on visa-free travels to the European Union (EU) and express support in the Kiev conflict with Moscow.

President before visit to Kharkov: It is Ukraine's city of strength

Friday, June 9, 2017 10:21
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė is going to Kharkov in eastern Ukraine on Friday to meet with President Petro Poroshenko, saying that the city had been chosen in sign of respect to the people of Ukraine fighting for freedom.

Formin dismisses Russian envoy's words about Lithuanian 'debt' for occupation as absurd

Friday, June 9, 2017 09:18
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has dismissed as absurd the statements by Russian Ambassador Alexander Udaltsov about Russia's right to demand 72 billion US dollars in compensation for the Soviet Union's Soviet-era investments.

Turkey's foreign minister postpones visit to Lithuania

Thursday, June 8, 2017 10:05
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has postponed his official visit to Lithuania, which was scheduled for Thursday, amid a worsening situation in the region, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said.

Lithuania's consul general recalled from Almaty after reports of visa fraud

Friday, June 2, 2017 16:38
Regimantas Jablonskas
DELFI / Valdas Kopūstas
Lithuania's consul general Regimantas Jablonskas was recalled from Kazakhstan's largest city of Almaty following reports about non-transparent visa issuing.

Lithuania regrets US decision to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Friday, June 2, 2017 12:20
Lithuanian officials on Friday expressed their regret at the US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

Construction of fence on Lithuania's border with Russia to start next week

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 11:33
Construction of a fence on Lithuania's border with Russia's Kaliningrad exclave is expected to start next week.

Foreign minister to take part in Baltic, Nordic and Visegrad Group meeting in Poland

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 11:05
Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius on Tuesday is taking part in a meeting of foreign ministers of the Baltic, Nordic and Visegrad Group countries in Poland.

Lithuania allowed to interview refugees in Italy - minister

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 10:58
Interior Minister Eimutis Misiunas says that his Italian counterpart, Marco Minniti, has agreed to allow Lithuanian officials to conduct interviews of refugees in Italy.

Lithuania's Zingeris picked as Council of Europe's Parliament Assembly rapporteur

Monday, May 29, 2017 10:28
Lithuania's conservative MP Emanuelis Zingeris has been appointed as the rapporteur of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly for the resolution on assessment of the murder of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov and the investigation of the crime.

Foreign Minister Linkevicius: NATO success depends on adapting to new challenges, collective defense

Monday, May 29, 2017 10:18
NATO should continue to be able to adapt to new challenges and focus on the key task of collective defense, as this will determine the Alliance's future success, Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says.

Brzezinski was defender of free, democratic values - President Grybauskaite

Monday, May 29, 2017 09:55
Prominent US academician Zbigniew Brzezinski who passed away in the United States last week was an outstanding public figure, unwavering defender of freedom and democracy, true patriot of his country and faithful friend of Lithuania and Europe who worked for strengthening partnership ties between the United States and Europe, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite said in a message of condolences.

Foreign Ministry to unveil new mobile app for those traveling abroad

Friday, May 26, 2017 14:38
The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry will next week unveil a new mobile application that will allow people traveling abroad to view all relevant consular information and travel recommendations for specific countries and to use other functions.

Lithuanian leaders congratulate Georgia on Independence DayFREE

Friday, May 26, 2017 10:59
Lithuania's leaders on Friday congratulated Georgia on the 99th anniversary of its Independence Day.

High level Indian visit to VilniusFREE

Friday, May 26, 2017 09:23
On Thursday a high level delegation from India arrived in Vilnius ever since Lithuania and India established diplomatic relations 25 years ago, ties between the two nations have been warmer and friendlier than it is often acknowledged, according to India's Minister of State for External Affairs Mobashar Jawed Akbar who held a meeting on Thursday with Lithuania's chief diplomat Linas Linkevičius.

International Women's Conference in Vilnius - Women's Economic EmpowermentFREE

Thursday, May 25, 2017 19:47
The Indian Minister of State for External Affairs, Mr. Mobashar Jawed Akbar summed up the essence of empowering women with "You cannot be an empowered nation without gender equality", at the International Women's Conference in Vilnius on Thursday.