- 2019-10-24 On 24 October, the Minister Linas Linkevičius attends the conference “Pivot to Asia: Challenges and Opportunities”
- 2019-10-24 On 24 October, the Minister Linas Linkevičius gives a welcome speech at the conference on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in the municipalities of Lithuania, Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine
- 2019-10-24 On 24 October, the Minister Linas Linkevičius meets with the Lithuanian youth from Eastern countries
On 22 October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Linas Linkevičius, on 22 October, opened the exhibition “Smart Country Convention” (SCC). Lithuania is a partner country of the exhibition this year, which implies that it has better opportunities to present its achievements to the German market.
On 21 October, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a meeting of the working group on nuclear and radiation safety and environmental matters of the nuclear power plants planned to be built in the neighbourhood of Lithuania.
On 22 October in Vilnius, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius met with a delegation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. The meeting with members of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission focused on the reform of the energy sector of Ukraine, the strengthening of economic cooperation between Lithuania and Ukraine, as well as preparations for the 4th Ukraine Reform Conference to be held next year in Vilnius.
Lithuanian Days in Scotland, a unique series of events showcasing Lithuania, will be held in Edinburgh and Glasgow 22-25 October 2019. Over four days, local Scots and the Lithuanian community in Scotland will be invited to meet leading Lithuanian figures of culture and academia, hear symphonic poems of Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis and get familiar with Lithuanian documentary cinema.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania would like to inform you that the Ministry’s Communication and Cultural Diplomacy Department did not issue the press release of 18 October about an intention to build a U.S. military base in Lithuania. This is likely a complex cyber-information attack. Competent authorities are currently investigating the incident.
On 17 October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of Romania to Lithuania Cosmin George Dinescu.
On 16 October in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. The meeting discussed bilateral political and economic cooperation, and the political and security situation in the Middle East and Africa. The Lithuanian side also presented an evaluation of processes in the EU's eastern neighborhood.
On 16 October in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Ukrainian delegation headed by the Kherson Oblast Governor Yuriy Husyev. The meeting focused on bilateral cooperation between Lithuania and Ukraine, prospects for economy and tourism development in Kherson Oblast, as well as protection of Lithuania's historical and cultural heritage in the region.
On 15 October, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius attended the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg. Ministers continued preparations for the European Council meeting on 17-18 October, discussed the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, enlargement, and negotiations on the multiannual financial framework.
On 14 October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg, which focused on the Turkish military operation in Syria's north-east and Turkey’s continued drilling activities off the southern coast of Cyprus.
On 14 October, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Lithuania to the Council of Europe Laima Jurevičienė presented the ratifications of the Protocol amending the Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (Strasbourg, 22.XI.2017) to the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni.
On 11 October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Rīga Conference. Lithuania’s Foreign Minister, his Latvian counterpart Edgars Rinkēvičs, and other guests had a discussion entitled “Can the EU reform itself?”.
On 11 October, the seventh Honorary Consulate of Lithuania in Turkey was officially opened in Ürgüp, Cappadocia. It is headed by the Chairman of Cappadocia Touristic Hoteliers Association and the Vice President of the Ürgüp Chamber of Commerce and Industry Yakup Dinler.