September 20 d\., 2017

Lithuania supports Global Pact for Environment initiative 2 d.

Lithuania has expressed support to the Global Pact for the Environment that would introduce provisions for environmental protection and climate change contained in a single document, which was proposed during the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York, the Foreign Ministry said.

Foreign Ministry says to have no data of Lithuanian citizens injured in Mexico quake 2 d.

Lithuania's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it had no information about Lithuanian citizens affected by the powerful earthquake in Mexico.

President going to Poland next year 2 d.

President Dalia Grybauskaite intends to go to Poland next year to attend festivities to mark 100-year anniversary of the country's statehood, inviting her Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, to attend the 100-year statehood anniversary in Vilnius on Feb. 16, the presidential press service said.

Kremlin unable to curb its hatred to West - President tells leaders at UN 2 d.

Russia's leadership is unable to curb its hatred towards the Western world, President Dalia Grybauskaite said in her address to world leaders at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York on Tuesday.

September 19 d\., 2017

Lithuania finds Russia's proposal for UN force in eastern Ukraine unacceptable 3 d.

Russia's proposal to deploy an UN-mandated force on the dividing line between Kiev's forces and Moscow-backed separatists is not acceptable, Nerijus Aleksiejunas, the Lithuanian president's foreign policy advisor, said on Tuesday.

Lithuania joins Trump's initiative to reform UN 3 d.

Lithuania has joined a political declaration on reforming the United Nations, drafted on US President Donald Trump's initiative, the Lithuanian president's office said on Tuesday.

September 18 d\., 2017

President Grybauskaite discusses Zapad drills with UN chief 4 d.

President Dalia Grybauskaite met with United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres as part of her visit in New York and discussed the Zapad military exercise currently held in Russia and Belarus .

Lithuanian EC member: EC starts drafting unified food quality assessment methodology 4 d.

The European Commission has ordered the development of a unified food quality assessment methodology in the European Union (EU) to prevent different food standards in the community, said Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, Lithuanian commissioner in charge of health and food safety.

Lithuania seeks EP support to Marshall Plan for Ukraine 4 d.

Lithuanian politicians who have proposed a plan of European Union's (EU) financial aid to Ukraine aim to secure support at the European Parliament ( EU ).

Lithuania's president off to New York for UN summit 4 d.

President Dalia Grybauskaite on Sunday left for New York to attend a session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, which will bring together more than 100 head of states and governments to discuss international issues.

Russia aiming to intimidate Europe in energy - Lithuania's ambassador in Washington 4 d.

Russia is using energy projects, such as the Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, to intimidate Europe , Lithuania's Ambassador to the United States, Rolandas Krisciunas, said at a conference of the executive council, ministers and diplomats of the...

September 15 d\., 2017

Germany plans to lend Lithuania its 1918 independence act for 5 years 7 d.

Germany plans to hand the original copy of Lithuania's 1918 Act of Independence recently found in Berlin's diplomatic archive over to Lithuania for five years, diplomatic sources have confirmed to BNS.