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The Presidential Palace illuminated in Italian national colors

2020-03-31

Italy declared March 31 as the National Day of Mourning to pay tribute to the victims of coronavirus. President...

The President: only by standing in solidarity we can overcome the pandemic

2020-03-31

President Gitanas Nausėda has offered condolences to Italian President Sergio Mattarella and all the people of Italy...

The President expressed support to the EFP battle group facing COVID-19

2020-03-27

On Friday, President Gitanas Nausėda and the commanders of NATO Enhanced Forward Presence (EFP) battalion battle...

The President urges Lithuania to adapt the successful experience of South Korea in tackling coronavirus

2020-03-27

Today, President Gitanas Nausėda had a telephone conversation with President of South Korea Moon Jae-in. During the conversation, the President emphasized that Lithuanian institutions could learn from South Korean practical experience of managing the crisis, since this country managed to curb the spread of coronavirus effectively in relatively short time by adopting useful and innovative decisions to improve social and economic situation in the country. The two state leaders also discussed the possibilities for bilateral cooperation to ensure supply of necessary medical gear and equipment.

The President: the EU needs to be determined now

2020-03-27

During a video conference of the European Council, President Gitanas Nausėda said that EU must strengthen its...

The President and the Prime Minister discussed measures to stop the spread of COVID-19

2020-03-20

President Gitanas Nausėda discussed the spread of corona virus (COVID-19) and the measures aimed to prevent the...

The President: in the face of crisis we need common EU rules for movement of people

2020-03-18

On the night of March 17, President Gitanas Nausėda took part at an extraordinary European Council meeting convened...

The President: we must ensure smooth return of the Baltic citizens

2020-03-16

On Monday during the conference call, President Gitanas Nausėda, President of Latvia Egils Levits and President of...

The President discussed free movement of people and goods with the Polish and Latvian leaders

2020-03-15

On Sunday, President Gitanas Nausėda held telephone conversations with Presidents of neighboring EU countries to ensure the smoothest possible return of Lithuanian and other EU citizens to their home countries in the face of the outbreak of corona virus (COVID-19). In the conversation with President of Poland Andrzej Duda, the President pointed out the complicated situation at the German-Polish border where despite previous agreements returning Lithuanian citizens encountered obstacles and could not exercise their right of free movement in recent days.

The President calls on EU institutions for a more coordinated response to COVID-19

2020-03-15

On Saturday, President Gitanas Nausėda sent a letter to the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, and the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, calling for a more coordinated response to the current COVID-19 outbreak in Europe. “It is evident that there is a need for coordinated approach on the EU level to ensure proper movement of goods and people within the EU,” the President wrote in his letter. He pointed out that more and more member states are introducing border control or even banning the entry of other EU nationals into their countries.

Last updated 2020.11.24 15:03