Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius are attending UN events and bilateral meetings in New York.
Linas Linkevičius, Dalia Grybauskaitė
© DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

On Tuesday, the president will meet with former Finnish President Tarja Halonen and will participate in a meeting of the Council of Women World Leaders. Members of the Council will discuss women leadership, issues of ensuring gender equality in the world, and will elect a new president of the Council.

On Wednesday, at the invitation of US President Barack Obama, President Grybauskaitė will attend a meeting of the heads of state of the UN Security Council. The meeting will focus on efforts to combat international terrorism.

On Friday, the Lithuanian president will give a speech at the general debate of the UN General Assembly

Also in New York, Minister Linkevičius has already discussed bilateral and international issues during his meetings with the Australian, Turkish and Eritrean counterparts, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

BNS
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