President of the Republic of Lithuania

Ukraine’s Person of the Year title – recognition for the whole of Lithuania
During a solemn ceremony at the National Art Palace “Ukraine” in Kyiv, President Dalia Grybauskaitė was presented with Ukraine’s Person of the Year 2014 award. The title was bestowed on the President of Lithuania for her solid support to Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and European aspirations.
Reforms for a democratic future of Ukraine
During bilateral meetings with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, President Dalia Grybauskaitė discussed the security situation in eastern Ukraine, the country’s economic situation and progress in implementing major reforms.
Effective measures needed to boost economy
EU leaders meeting in the capital of Belgium discussed the economic situation in the European Union. The European Commission presented country-specific assessments of progress in implementing national reforms and other critical measures to boost economic growth and welfare of people. The meeting also reviewed the state of play in the negotiations with the U.S. on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Sanctions against Russia will depend on implementation of the Minsk agreements
EU leaders meeting in Brussels discussed the situation in Ukraine and assessed the implementation of the Minsk agreements. The European Council decided that sanctions against Russia would be clearly linked to the complete implementation of these agreements which is foreseen by the end of 2015.
Unified response from the EU to counter Russian disinformation
For the first time, on Lithuania’s initiative the European Council has discussed counter-measures against Russia’s ongoing disinformation campaign. EU leaders have tasked High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini with preparing together with the member states and European institutions an action plan on strategic communication to counter information attacks. The action plan should be ready by June.

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The President congratulated Spain’s Prime Minister on his 60th birthday

2015-03-27

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of the Kingdom of Spain on his 60th birthday. In her message of congratulations, the President underlined that Mariano Rajoy’s responsible approach to the state and its future contributed to ensuring the stability and lasting prosperity of Spain and the whole of the European Union. According to the President, Spain – which is Lithuania’s close ally in the European Union and NATO – is dealing successfully with the challenges it faces.

The President congratulated Greece on national day

2015-03-25

President Dalia Grybauskaitė on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf congratulated President Prokopis Pavlopoulos of the Hellenic Republic on Independence Day. Bilateral ties between Lithuania and Greece have grown increasingly stronger and the open dialogue within the European Union and NATO has expanded and developed in recent years.

The President extended condolences over deadly plane crash

2015-03-24

President Dalia Grybauskaitė expressed condolences, on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, to His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain and to President Joachim Gauck of the Federal Republic of Germany over the loss of lives of Spanish and German citizens in a tragic plane crash in southern France.

Ukraine’s Person of the Year title – recognition for the whole of Lithuania

2015-03-21

During a solemn ceremony at the National Art Palace “Ukraine” in Kyiv, President Dalia Grybauskaitė was presented...

Reforms for a democratic future of Ukraine

2015-03-21

During bilateral meetings with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, President...

Effective measures needed to boost economy

2015-03-20

EU leaders meeting in the capital of Belgium discussed the economic situation in the European Union. The European...

Sanctions against Russia will depend on implementation of the Minsk agreements

2015-03-19

EU leaders meeting in Brussels discussed the situation in Ukraine and assessed the implementation of the Minsk...

Unified response from the EU to counter Russian disinformation

2015-03-19

For the first time, on Lithuania’s initiative the European Council has discussed counter-measures against Russia’s...

Energy Union will also strengthen Lithuania’s energy security

2015-03-19

EU leaders meeting in the capital of Belgium discussed the European Commission’s proposal for building an energy...

Dalia Grybauskaitė presented letters of credence to Lithuania’s ambassador to Ukraine

2015-03-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė presented letters of credence to Marius Janukonis, Lithuanian ambassador to the Republic...

The President received letters of credence from Jordan’s ambassador

2015-03-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted letters of credence from Ambassador Ahmad Mufleh of the Hashemite Kingdom of...

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The President receives oaths from students of General Povilas Plechavičius Cadet School (Unity Square, Kaunas)

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The President visits international agricultural exhibition “What you sow... 2015“ (Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Studentų str. 11, Kaunas District)

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