RSS 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!
Lithuanian performer Monika Klimaitė debuts at Sadler‘s Wells
A physical theatre piece “Normal Love” will be performed at Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells theatre 15 – 17 July. The performance/it will mark an international debut for Lithuanian performer Monika Klimaitė.
RSS Foreign Ministry welcomes an open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza Strip
News of the Ministry »
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania welcomes an agreement on an open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza Strip announced on 26 August. Hopefully, all parties involved will abide by the terms of the agreement that will give impetus to further political process as the only way to achieving lasting peace.
Honorary Consul in Luhansk awarded posthumously the Diplomacy Star
Bilateral Relations » News of the Ministry »
The Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Luhansk Mykola Zelenets has been awarded posthumously "The Diplomacy Star", the Medal of Honor of the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Lithuania. The Medal was awarded for fostering Lithuanian-Ukrainian bilateral relations and for active work in strengthening bilateral cooperation.
On the so called „elections“ held in the Abkhazia region of Georgia
European Union »
In view of the reports about the so called „elections“ that have taken place on 24 of August in the region of Akhazia the High Representative of the European Union for foreign affairs and security policy Catherine Ashton stated that "The European Union supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Georgia, as recognised by international law” and reiterated that “European Union does not recognise the constitutional and legal framework within which these elections have taken place.”
At UN Security Council Lithuania condemned Russia’s unilateral decision to bring humanitarian aid without Ukraine’s assent
UN Security Council »
At the UN Security Council consultations on August 22 Lithuanian Permanent Representative Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaitė condemned Russia’s unilateral decision to bring the convoy of humanitarian aid into the territory of Ukraine without the latter’s assent.
Foreign Minister discussed the support to Ukraine on his visit in Kyiv
Bilateral Relations » Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs »
Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius in the meetings in Kyiv on 22 August with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin discussed the support to Ukraine and coordination of diplomatic efforts in the run-up to the summit meetings of the European Union, NATO and the United Nations.