RSS Responsibility for the security of the Baltic airspace will be passed on to Portugal and Canada at the Lithuanian Air Force Base in Šiauliai
NATO and international security »
On September 1 air contingents conducting NATO’s Air Policing Mission in the Baltic States will rotate at a formal ceremony at Šiauliai Air Base of the Lithuanian Air Force. Poland and the United Kingdom which had strengthened Poland’s contingent will hand over the mission after a four-month tour of duty to Portugal with six F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets.
Spirit of Baltic Way evoked in London
Lithuanians in UK »
25 years ago today, people of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia joined their hands to form a human chain spanning over 600 km across Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn.
Embassy in London accredited to Ethiopia
Foreign policy and diplomacy » Economics and business »
On 21 August, 2014 the Lithuanian Ambassador to the UK Asta Skaisgirytė Liauškienė presented her Letter of Credence to the President of Ethiopia H.E. Mr Mulatu Teshome.
Battle of Orsha to be commemorated at the Embassy
Cultural diplomacy »
‘Central Europe defeated Eastern Europe at the Battle of Orsha in 1514’, some historians tend to argue. Did those two geopolitical entities really clash 500 ago?
Call for Applications: 2014 NATO Future Leaders Summit
NATO and international security » Lithuanians in UK »
The Atlantic Council is now accepting applications for the second round of its 2014 Future Leaders Summit recruitment. Exceptional leaders between 25 and 35 years of age from select NATO member and partner countries are encouraged to apply. Lithuanian nationals are eligible to apply!
RSS L.Linkevičius awarded state decoration of the Republic of Moldova
Bilateral Relations » Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs »
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius was awarded a high state decoration - the Order of Honour - for his personal contribution to the support of Moldova’s European integration. The Award was presented by the President of Moldova Nicolae Timofti on 1 September in Chisinau.
EU Ministers agree on a stronger reaction to Russian invasion of Ukraine
Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs » Multilateral Relations » European Union »
The focus of the Informal Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs (Gymnich) held on 29-30 August in Milan attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius was on Russia’s mounting aggression against Ukraine.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister to visit Moldova
Bilateral Relations » Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs » European Union »
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will pay a working visit to Chisinau on 31 August - 2 September and will take part in the meeting of „Friends of Moldova Group“, and will have bilateral meetings.
European Ministers discussed implementation of EU strategic agenda
European Union »
At the informal meeting of the EU’s General Affairs Council on 28-29 August in Milan, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Rolandas Kriščiūnas along with his EU counterparts discussed the implementation of the EU’s strategic agenda that was agreed by June European Council.
At UN Security Council Lithuania condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine’s territory
Multilateral Relations » UN Security Council »
Lithuania condemned the invasion of Ukraine’s territory by the armed forces of the Russian Federation at the emergency meeting of UN Security Council on August 28.
„Lithuania condemns in the strongest terms the invasion of Ukraine’s territory by the armed forces of the Russian Federation as an open and blatant violation of Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, and a serious blow to peace, security and stability across the entire region and well beyond,“ said Lithuanian Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaitė.