President of the Republic of Lithuania

Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated Israeli President on national holiday

2010-05-14

Friday, May 14, Vilnius - President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations, both personally and on behalf of the people of Lithuania, to President Shimon Peres of Israel on national holiday - Independence Day.

"I strongly believe that cooperation, goodwill and open dialogue is the only way to peace and security in the Middle East. I am convinced that the resumed peace negotiations will get the needed momentum and bring about the expected positive results. I wish you and all the participants wisdom and good judgment in dealing with the most complex issues of regional security," the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

The President underlined that Lithuania and Israel were linked by strong historical and cultural ties.

"I would like to assure you that I am committed to developing our bilateral relationship based openness, friendship and mutual advantage," the President wrote.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2010.05.14 07:52

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