On 11 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated the Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and all Polish citizens on the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Poland‘s independence.
On 9 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of France to Lithuania Claire Lignières-Counathe, who presented her letters of credence to the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė on 25 October.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius expressed his deepest condolences to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia Retno L.P. Marsudi over a Lion Air jet crash on Monday. The plane carrying 189 people crashed in the Java Sea off Indonesia. Lithuania's Foreign Minister wished families of the victims strength at this difficult time.
On 27 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended a high-level side event “Engaging youth in mediation – a step towards lasting peace” of the UN General Assembly, which was organized by the Group of Friends of Mediation.
On 26 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, who is participating in the United Nations General Assembly, joined the Global Campaign to Stop Antisemitism.
On 26 September in New York, the U.S.A., the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius took part in a discussion on the Syrian conflict. The meeting aimed to reaffirm support for a political solution to the Syrian conflict, based on the United Nations Security Council resolutions, provisions of the Geneva Communiqué, and to discuss the humanitarian situation in the country.
The Intergovernmental Agreement on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons was signed at a bilateral meeting between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius and the Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira on 26 September in New York, U.S.A. The meeting was organized at the margins of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly, which was attended by Lithuania’s Foreign Minister.
"We are at the epicenter of hybrid action against Western democracy and values. Information attacks that can only be addressed by the EU‘s joint efforts are among the most important elements of this aggression," said the head of Lithuania‘s diplomacy Linas Linkevičius, who welcomed the participants of the international conference Vilnius Consultations 2018.
On 31 August, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the United States Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan.
On 25 June, at the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) of the European Union in Luxembourg, after Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, presented the second report on the implementation of the EU Global Strategy in the area of security and defence, adopted in 2016, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania suggested that the focus should be on resilience inside and outside the EU. “What we must do first is to address our shortfalls – to block Russian propaganda channels that some EU members continue to broadcast by making use of loopholes in our legal framework,” Linas Linkevičius said.
On 1 June, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended a conference at Stanford University to celebrate the 100th anniversary of independence of the Baltic states. The conference was organized by the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS).
On 4 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri.
On 4 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended a ceremony marking the start of the construction works of the Šeduva Jewish museum – The Lost Shtetl. A time capsule was buried during the ceremony.
“It’s important to condemn the use of chemical weapons in Syria, but that is not enough. The targeted airstrikes on chemical weapons facilities of 14 April were necessary steps for encouraging the Syrian regime and its supporters to seek a political solution to the conflict,” the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius said at the Foreign Affairs Council on 16 April in Luxembourg.
On 12 April, the first Lithuania-Saudi Arabia business forum took place in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. The participants signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting bilateral business relations between the two countries.