Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis is going to Washington D.C. early this week to attend a meeting of Nordic and Baltic parliamentary speakers with top-ranking US officials.
Viktoras Pranckietis
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The speakers of the NB8 parliaments are scheduled to see House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, members of the US presidential administration, senators and other US officials.

The parliamentary speakers should address reinforcement of trans-Atlantic ties and new measures against the new emerging challenges, the Lithuanian parliament's Public Relations Division said.

Pranckietis and members of the US vice-president's Cabinet will discuss security issues, as well as meet with officials in charge of international trade and Lithuanian communities in Washington D.C. and New York.

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