President of the Republic of Lithuania

Chaotic Brexit must be avoided
The informal European Council summit hosted by Austria, which currently holds the EU presidency, has Brexit and EU internal security high on its agenda.
Lasting European solutions needed to fight illegal migration
European leaders who have gathered for an informal summit in the fourth largest Austrian city of Salzburg are discussing long-term measures to tackle illegal migration.
Modern interconnections for stronger European security
President Dalia Grybauskaitė is attending the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Romania. Within this framework, the leaders the Baltic, the Black and the Adriatic Seas region have agreed on a list of priority infrastructure projects aimed at linking the twelve initiative countries with modern energy, transport and digital interconnections.
Europe must remain a global player
President Dalia Grybauskaitė together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Latvian Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis and Estonian Prime Minister Juri Raatas discussed topical matters on the EU agenda. At the start of a new and important EU political season, leaders need to focus on the Union’s security, the multiannual EU budget, the challenges of international trade, migration, and Brexit.
Cooperation between Lithuania and Germany − the most successful ever in the history of bilateral relations
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. The purpose of the visit is to discuss further prospects for strengthening bilateral relations between Germany and Lithuania and address topical matters on the EU agenda ahead of the informal European Council meeting in Salzburg next week.

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Rescuers of Jews – great lesson of humanity

2018-09-21

President Dalia Grybauskaitė awarded the Life Saving Cross to Lithuanian citizens who risked their lives and the lives of their families to rescue Jews from death and persecution during World War II. This year marks the 77th anniversary of the Holocaust in Lithuania, and on September 23 we will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the destruction of the Vilnius Ghetto. State decorations were awarded to 39 rescuers of Jews on the occasion of the National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews. Most of them have already passed away, so the ceremony was attended by their children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and other family members.

The President congratulated Malta on Independence Day

2018-09-21

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta on Independence Day. According to the President, Lithuania values the increasingly expanding cooperation between Lithuania and Malta in dealing with the most important continental issues, defending common positions in the EU, developing bilateral dialogue, economic relations and friendly people-to-people contacts.

Chaotic Brexit must be avoided

2018-09-20

The informal European Council summit hosted by Austria, which currently holds the EU presidency, has Brexit and EU...

Lasting European solutions needed to fight illegal migration

2018-09-19

European leaders who have gathered for an informal summit in the fourth largest Austrian city of Salzburg are...

European leaders will seek long-term solutions to critical EU problems

2018-09-19

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Salzburg to attend an informal European Council meeting, which will focus...

Modern interconnections for stronger European security

2018-09-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is attending the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Romania. Within this framework, the...

The President congratulated Chile on Independence Day

2018-09-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Sebastián Piñera, President of the Republic of Chile on independence anniversary. According to the President, the dialogue between Lithuania and Chile as well as extensive cooperation ties between the European Union and Chile have grown stronger over the recent years. Shared approach to issues on the international agenda leads to many successful cooperation opportunities in international organizations as we search for a joint response to common challenges. It also opens increasingly more avenues for our countries to enhance trade relations and for our...

The President to attend the Three Seas Initiative Summit

2018-09-17

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Bucharest to attend the Three Seas Initiative Summit. The summit, launched by the leaders of twelve countries bordering the Baltic, the Black and the Adriatic Seas, will focus on regional cooperation as well as on priority interconnectivity projects in the fields of energy, transport and digitalization. This is the third such summit, which will gather Lithuanian, Polish and Romanian presidents, top leaders of Latvia, Estonia, Austria, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Czech Republic along with the European Commission President, senior representatives...

The President congratulated Mexico on Independence Day

2018-09-16

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States, on independence day. In her message of congratulations, the President underlined that Mexico was an important partner of Europe, sharing the same responsible approach and joint response to many topical global challenges, such as climate change and trade. According to the President, the European Union and Mexico are opening increasingly more cooperation opportunities in economic and investment areas.

Europe must remain a global player

2018-09-14

President Dalia Grybauskaitė together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Latvian Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis...

Cooperation between Lithuania and Germany − the most successful ever in the history of bilateral relations

2018-09-14

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. The purpose of...

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