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The President congratulated Switzerland on national day

2021-08-01

President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to President Guy Parmelin of the Swiss Confederation on national day.

The message of congratulations states that Lithuania and Switzerland enjoy long-standing amicable bilateral relations and that this year marks two significant events – the 100th anniversary of establishment and the 30th anniversary of re-establishment of diplomatic relations.

“It is gratifying that we share views on essential matters of the global agenda. This predetermines successful cooperation not only in the international organizations but also in addressing challenges that arise in the Eastern neighborhood of Europe. We are grateful to Switzerland for respecting fundamental human rights and solidarity in supporting the introduction of sanctions to the Belarus regime,” the President underscored.

Gitanas Nausėda expressed appreciation that the Ukraine Reform Conference, held in Lithuania this year, would be organized in Switzerland next year.

“I sincerely believe that Switzerland’s contribution in supporting Ukraine, will become a strong pillar in their path of European integration,” the President wrote in his message of congratulations.

The President‘s Communication Group

Last updated 2021.08.01 10:31

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