President of the Republic of Lithuania

Lithuania’s priority: consolidation of achievements
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with foreign ambassadors accredited to Lithuania. Ambassadors from 57 world countries attended the annual meeting which focused on internal and external political issues, global tendencies and challenges.
Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the President of the Court of Justice of the European Union
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Koen Lenaerts, President of the Court of Justice of the European Union, to discuss the strengthening of the rule of law in Lithuania and in the European Union, cooperation between Lithuanian courts and the Court of Justice, the upcoming Brexit negotiations, and the EU judicial reform.
International expert insights are important to Lithuania’s security
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with General Philip M. Breedlove, former Commander of U.S. European Command, as well as with influential foreign and security policy experts, participants of the traditional Snow Meeting.
New Year Greetings from President Dalia Grybauskaitė
Dear Fellow People of Lithuania, Yet another year has passed into history as our nation makes its way into the future, stronger and more dynamic. As together we seek meaningful changes and new visions. We embrace the New Year with great expectations.
Active U.S. role in Europe and the region is our security guarantee
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with U.S. Senator John McCain, chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Lindsey Graham, member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Senator Amy Klobuchar, member of the Joint Economic Committee. The meeting focused on cooperation between Lithuania and the United States in defense matters, the implementation of the decisions made at the NATO summit in Warsaw as well as the security situation in Europe and the region.

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The President congratulated Donald Trump on assuming the Presidency of the United States

2017-01-20

President Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated Donald Trump on assuming the office of President of the United States of America. According to the President, the people of Lithuania highly value the United States' unwavering support to Lithuanian freedom, independence and statehood. It gives us a very solid foundation for our friendship and cooperation. In her message of congratulations, the President wrote that Lithuania and the United States were the closest allies bound by shared belief in democracy and human rights and strong commitment to deal with today's security, terrorism, economic and political challenges.

The President extended condolences over loss of lives in Italy

2017-01-19

President Dalia Grybauskaitė expressed her heartfelt condolences to President Sergio Mattarella of the Italian Republic over the tragic loss of lives in a snow avalanche in the Abruzzo region. Dalia Grybauskaitė wished strength and fortitude to the families and friends of the victims, as well as consolidation to Italy in conducting rescue operations and overcoming the painful consequences of this disaster.

Lithuania’s priority: consolidation of achievements

2017-01-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with foreign ambassadors accredited to Lithuania. Ambassadors from 57 world...

Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated the newly elected President of the European Parliament

2017-01-17

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to the newly elected President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani. The President underlined that Lithuania would continue its successful cooperation with the European Parliament in coordinating positions on critical continental agenda issues as well as in working jointly and responsibly towards a united, strong and prosperous Europe.

The President received letters of credence from Korean Ambassador

2017-01-16

President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Choi...

The President received letters of credence from the Ambassador of Morocco

2017-01-16

President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, Khadija...

The President extended condolences over plane crash in Kyrgyzstan

2017-01-16

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended condolences to President Almazbek Atambayev of Kyrgyzstan over the tragic plane crash at Bishkek which killed dozens of people. On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, the President wished strength to the victims’ families and loved ones, as well as speedy recovery to those injured.

Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the President of the Court of Justice of the European Union

2017-01-16

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Koen Lenaerts, President of the Court of Justice of the European Union, to...

International expert insights are important to Lithuania’s security

2017-01-12

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with General Philip M. Breedlove, former Commander of U.S. European Command, as well...

Dalia Grybauskaitė extended condolences on the passing of former President of Germany

2017-01-10

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended her condolences and those of the Lithuanian people to German Federal President Joachim Gauck on the passing of former President Roman Herzog. In her message, Dalia Grybauskaitė underlined that at the critical period following the unification of Germany, President Roman Herzog made a huge contribution to maintaining solidarity in German society and across Europe.

Close and strong relations are in the interest of both Israel and Lithuania

2017-01-08

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Israel, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin have issued a joint statement which reaffirms bilateral bonds of cooperation based on sincere friendship and true understanding. The document states that Lithuania and Israel have struggled to earn independence and overcome numerous challenges in their march towards better democracies, fair societies, indispensable human liberties, rights, peace, and freedom. When the two countries stand together, no challenge is too...

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