President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President bestowed awards on Pentagon officials for merits to Lithuania
In New York, President Dalia Grybauskaitė conferred state decorations on high-ranking Pentagon officials for their noteworthy contribution to enhancing Lithuania‘s security and defense. The state decorations were presented to David Bradley Millner, Country Director, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania at Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defence of the United States, and James Joye Townsend Jr., former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy.
The President urges the world to stop aggressors
In her annual statement at the UN General Assembly in New York, President Dalia Grybauskaitė drew attention of the world towards threats posed by the Russian military exercise “Zapad 2017”.
President’s working lunch with the leaders of the world – focus on Lithuania‘s security as well
Working lunch, hosted by António Guterres, U.N. Secretary-General, was attended by President Dalia Grybauskaitė and the world leaders – President Donald Trump of the United States, King Abdullah II of Jordan, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, President Racep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan as well as Presidents of Switzerland, Liberia and other countries.
At the meeting between the Presidents of Lithuania and Poland – focus on regional security
President Dalia Grybauskaitė who attends the UN General Assembly met with President Andrzej Duda of Poland. The Presidents discussed security situation in the region, cooperation in NATO and the EU as well as implementation of national energy and infrastructure projects.
Lithuania supported U. N. reform
Lithuania joined political declaration on reforming the United Nations, drafted on the initiative of U.S. President Donald Trump. President Dalia Grybauskaitė representing Lithuania at the General Assembly of the United Nations underscored that U.N. reform was unavoidable and necessary.

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The President extended congratulations to Saudi Arabia on Independence Day

2017-09-23

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia on the 85th anniversary of the National Day. According to the President, close cooperation between the European Union and Saudi Arabia is encouraged not only by common economic interests, but also by major security challenges facing both the Middle East and European countries. It is a powerful drive to search for a unified response to urgent international issues.

The President extended congratulations to Bulgaria on Independence Day

2017-09-22

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Rumen Radev of Bulgaria on Independence Day. According to the President, Lithuania sees Bulgaria as an important partner with whom it cooperates closely in the European Union and NATO, and works together to strengthen bilateral dialogue and people-to-people contacts. In her message of congratulations, the President underscored that the interests the two countries shared and the key objective of ensuring people's security and national economic development would further expand effective...

The President congratulated Malta on Independence Day

2017-09-21

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca of Malta on Independence Day. The President underscored that Lithuania highly valued the constructive and friendly bilateral relationship and the strong ties Lithuania and Malta had developed in cooperation on the European agenda for more than ten years now.

The President bestowed awards on Pentagon officials for merits to Lithuania

2017-09-20

In New York, President Dalia Grybauskaitė conferred state decorations on high-ranking Pentagon officials for their...

The President extended condolences over the earthquake in Mexico

2017-09-20

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Enrique Peña Nieto of the United Mexican States over the earthquake that claimed many lives. The President wished strength and fortitude to the families and friends of the victims as well as national consolidation in continuing search and rescue operations and overcoming the consequences of the terrible disaster.

The President urges the world to stop aggressors

2017-09-19

In her annual statement at the UN General Assembly in New York, President Dalia Grybauskaitė drew attention of the...

President’s working lunch with the leaders of the world – focus on Lithuania‘s security as well

2017-09-19

Working lunch, hosted by António Guterres, U.N. Secretary-General, was attended by President Dalia Grybauskaitė and...

At the meeting between the Presidents of Lithuania and Poland – focus on regional security

2017-09-19

President Dalia Grybauskaitė who attends the UN General Assembly met with President Andrzej Duda of Poland. The...

Lithuania supported U. N. reform

2017-09-19

Lithuania joined political declaration on reforming the United Nations, drafted on the initiative of U.S. President...

Directly to the UN Secretary-General – about “Zapad 2017” challenges

2017-09-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations in New York and...

The President will bring world’s attention to the security of our region

2017-09-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė has left for the General Assembly of the United Nations where she will directly inform world leaders about the security situation at Lithuania’s border and in the region as well as about aggressive scenarios practiced at the offensive military exercise “Zapad”. The Presidents of all countries in the region, which experience direct threat by “Zapad”, i.e. Latvia, Estonia, Poland and Ukraine, will attend the UN General Assembly. According to the President, it is paramount to warn the international community in a loud and clear voice about the dangers posed to the region: we will be...

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