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On 4 September in London, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania attended the Nordic-Baltic (NB8) and the UK Foreign Ministers’ meeting to discuss important security issues related to transatlantic ties, security in the region, the situation in North Korea and the Middle East, and the future of relations between the United States and Europe. Much attention was dedicated to the large-scale Russian 2017 Zapad military exercises in Belarus. The Foreign Ministers also considered options to ensure a more coordinated response to strategic challenges and hybrid threats.
Tuesday, August 29, Kaunas – President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal. At the meeting, the Presidents discussed European and regional security situation, cooperation in NATO, enhancing energy security in the EU and other key matters of the European agenda as well as the development of bilateral relations.
21 August 2017. The newly appointed Lithuanian Ambassador in the UK Mr Renatas Norkus has officially assumed his duties. Earlier today the diplomat handed over the copies of his credentials to the Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps.
Tuesday, August 1, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė presented letters of credence to Renatas Norkus, Lithuanian Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius sent a letter to the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson extending his condolences over a deadly terror attack in London, the capital city of the country, on the evening of June 3rd. Terror attack at London Bridge and Borough Market has claimed the life of seven innocent people and injured around fifty.
“We condemn this terrorist act and offer our deepest condolences to the British people, families and friends of the victims and the government. At this painful time we wish strength to those suffered from this brutal act and wish a speedy recovery to the injured,” said minister L. Linkevičius.
16th March, 2017. The Lithuanian Ambassador in the UK Asta Skaisgirytė paid a working visit to Manchester. During her visit the diplomat met with the Deputy Lord Mayor of Manchester Eddy Newman to discuss area of bilateral cooperation in Research & Development. She also visited St Ann’s Hospice which has established close links with Lithuanian palliative care specialists.