Washington sees Lithuania's efforts of boosting its own and regional security, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a telephone conversation with Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius on Thursday evening.
Rexas Tillersonas
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"The US secretary of state noted that Lithuania's contribution to boosting its own security and that of the whole region are clearly visible and appreciated in Washington, he applauded the Lithuanian efforts and tasks in the field of energy security, as well as in provision of assistance in Ukraine and in cooperation with the US in Afghanistan and Iraq," the Lithuanian ministry said in a press release.

During the conversation, Tillerson invited Linkevicius to meet in Washington and join the meeting of ministers of the coalition fighting against the Islamic State group.

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