Lithuanian Railways has foreign policy of its ownFREE

Friday, December 9, 2016 13:41
Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) pursues a foreign policy of its own by cooperating with a Russian corporation linked to the military industry, a member of the Lithuanian parliament's Committee on National Security and Defence said.

ForMin thinks that elections gave fresh view of ties with Poland (1)FREE

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 11:22
After the parliamentary elections Lithuania and Poland may take a fresh look on the bilateral ties, Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said at a Brussels meeting with his Polish counterpart, Witold Waszczykowski.

Honorary Consulate of Austria opens in VilniusFREE

Friday, December 2, 2016 16:16
Augustas Didžgalvis
Distinguished guests came to the opening of the Honorary Consulate of the Republic Austria in Vilnius on December 1. Upon arrival they were greeted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria in Lithuania, H.E. Johann Spitzer and Prof. Vytautas Mizaras, the newly appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Austria to Lithuania.

President appoints new ambassador to GreeceFREE

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:11
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Wednesday appointed Rolandas Kačinskas, a top-ranking diplomat of the Foreign Ministry, as the country's new ambassador to Greece.

EC envoy: Populists, Russia, ISIS group aims to destroy EuropeFREE

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 22:01
The European Union (EU) is currently faced with pressure from populists, Russia and the ISIS group that aim to create the atmosphere of fear and chaos, says the European Commission's (EC) representative in Lithuania Arnoldas Pranckevičius.

Ukraine's speaker calls for stronger cooperation in Baltic-Black Sea formatFREE

Monday, November 28, 2016 15:46
Organizatorių nuotr.
Ukraine's Parliamentary Speaker Andriy Parubiy has suggested stepping up cooperation in the format of countries of the Baltic and the Black Seas, also calling for Lithuanian support for visa-free travels to the European Union.

Foreign Minister calls for better dialogue between EU, TurkeyFREE

Monday, November 28, 2016 10:21
The European Union has to seek, through its actions, a better dialogue with Turkey, rather than increasing tension, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Friday following a fresh exchange of strong statements by the bloc and Ankara.

Lithuania's diplomats seek to renew contacts in US, make new ones (1)FREE

Friday, November 25, 2016 20:09
Following Donald Trump's election as president, Lithuania's diplomats are working to refresh contacts in the United States and make new ones, outgoing Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius, who will most likely keep his job in the new Cabinet, said on Friday after meeting with President Dalia Grybauskaitė.

President Grybauskaitė: US should stay leader in security architecture (2)FREE

Monday, November 21, 2016 11:26
The United States have always been the guarantee of democracy, peace and freedom, therefore, it is important that it stays the leader of the global security efforts, says Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė.

Seimas calls on EU to continue sanctions against RussiaFREE

Thursday, November 17, 2016 14:37
The Lithuanian parliament on Thursday passed a resolution calling on the European Union to continue its sanctions on Russia over the country's aggression in Ukraine.

PM candidate to seek 'to reload' relations with PolandFREE

Thursday, November 17, 2016 13:14
Saulius Skvernelis, the candidate to become Lithuania's next prime minister, sees Poland as a strategic partner and vows to make every effort "to reload" relations with the neighboring nation, which are currently not in their best shape.

Lithuania called to explain over sale of valuable weapons donated by USFREE

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:28
The United States Embassy has called for an explanation of how the semi-automatic weapons M14 used by US snipers and donated to Lithuania's Armed Forces ended up in the hands of private individuals, news portal said.

Deputy formin hopes US to keep foreign policy unchanged after Trump's victoryFREE

Monday, November 14, 2016 10:04
Donald Trump
Lithuania's Foreign Vice-Minister Raimundas Karoblis says that the US foreign policy should not undergo major changes after election of Republican candidate Donald Trump as its new president.

Lithuania has contacts with Trump's entourage - Foreign MinisterFREE

Thursday, November 10, 2016 15:01
Lithuania has contacts with people in US President-elect Donald Trump's entourage, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Wednesday.

Trump's victory shouldn't change US ties with Lithuania - LPGU leadersFREE

Thursday, November 10, 2016 14:13
The victory of Donald Trump of the Republicans in the United States presidential election should not change the country's relations with Lithuania, leaders of the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union that won the recent parliamentary elections told BNS on the morning of November 9.

Grybauskaitė congratulates new USA PresidentFREE

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 13:06
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated the new USA President Donald Trump.

Pavilionis – all is going to be fine with D. TrumpFREE

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:31
Former Lithuanian ambassador the United States, Conservative member of Seimas Žygimantas Pavilionis states he was expecting the republican candidate Donald Trump to win, even if the victory is yet to be official. Pavilionis notes that there is no real drama in this, a democratic process concluded, the only issue being that Lithuania failed to establish connections with D. Trump’s entourage.

Which US president would be more beneficial for Lithuania?FREE

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 15:51
USA Presidential elections
Organizatorių nuotr.
With the US presidential elections underway, Lithuanian analysts say that in terms of relations with the Baltic States, Hillary Clinton’s policies would be more predictable than Donald Trump’s. The Lithuanian President has earlier stated that regardless of who becomes the President of the United States, Lithuania trusts the US.

Linkevičius: there are signs of Russia meddling in US presidential raceFREE

Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:24
There are indications in the US election campaign that other states are meddling in the presidential race, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Thursday, referring to Russia.

Thailand may lift visas for Lithuanians by way of exceptionFREE

Friday, October 14, 2016 13:47
In Thailand
M. Strazdo nuotr.
Thailand may lift the visa requirement for Lithuanians even though the number of Lithuanian tourists traveling to the Southeast Asian country is too low.