Norway's Ambassador Leif Arne Ulland: Lithuania has grown more stable

Norway's Ambassador Leif Arne Ulland is nearing the end of his four-year term in Vilnius and says that he is leaving with a very good feeling about the state of Norwegian-Lithuanian relations.
Leif Arne Ulland
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