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The President congratulated Austria on national day

2020-10-26

President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to President Alexander Van der Bellen and all the people of Austria on Austrian national day and wished long-lasting prosperity.

“I am delighted that bilateral relations between Lithuania and Austria, as well as cooperation in international organizations, are based on common values and constructive dialogue in addressing issues on the European agenda. We value Austria’s support for democratic transition in Belarus and aspiration to defend fundamental human rights and freedoms”, the President said in the message of congratulations.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of partnership between Lithuania and the Salzburg Land. The President expressed hope that Lithuania and Austria would overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic together and the people will have an opportunity to commemorate this beautiful anniversary in a meaningful way and further develop mutual cooperation in culture, science, education and other fields.

The President‘s Communication Group

Last updated 2020.10.26 10:45

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