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The President congratulated Portugal on national day

2020-06-10

President Gitanas Nausėda extended sincere congratulations to President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and all the people of Portugal on national day wishing strong health and continued success.

“Lithuania and Portugal enjoy an effective bilateral relationship and close cooperation in the European Union and NATO. It is a great pleasure to know that we have a reliable and committed partner. I strongly hope that our bilateral relations will develop along the same constructive lines and that we will continue to work closely together”, the President said in the message of congratulations.

The President highlighted that Lithuania and Portugal were strong like-minded allies in security matters and expressed gratitude for Portugal’s contribution to the security of Lithuania and the whole Baltic region. Portugal has repeatedly sent deployments to the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission and the Portuguese rotational troops conducted military trainings in Lithuania.

The President wished that the true friendship between the people of Lithuania and Portugal as well as joint projects in business, tourism, education, research and innovation would make the ties between the countries increasingly stronger.

The President‘s Communication Group

Last updated 2020.06.09 16:10

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