United Kingdom's Minister of State for Europe David Lidington is visiting Lithuania on Thursday and Friday. He is to meet with Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius and attend the Snow Meeting of security policy experts on Thursday.
The European Union's talks with the United Kingdom in the run-up to its membership referendum will be complicated, says Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė. While she supports London's drive to make the EU more efficient and less bureaucratic, she has said that proposals to deny benefits to EU nationals residing in Britain are "discriminatory".
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