Lithuania's foreign minister underscores need to fully implement Minsk agreements

On 1 December in Brussels, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in a discussion dedicated to the implementation of the Minsk agreements, sanctions against Russia, and other related issues, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania (MFA) said.
Linas Linkevičius
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