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The President congratulated the Kingdom of Belgium on national day

2021-07-21

On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on his own behalf, President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to the King of the Belgians on national day of the Kingdom of Belgium.

In his message of congratulations, the President highlighted the centenary of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Belgium to be marked next year and the 30 years of the reestablishment of diplomatic relations to be marked this year. President Gitanas Nausėda expressed hope for the King of the Belgians to pay a royal visit to Lithuania next year. 

According to Gitanas Nausėda, Lithuania and Belgium are linked by close cooperation ties in security and defense. “As a committed ally in NATO, the Kingdom of Belgium continuously contributes to the security of our region and the whole of Europe by sending crews to the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission, as well as deploying troops to the enhanced forward presence battle group in Lithuania, “ the President wrote in his message of congratulations.

President Gitanas Nausėda stated that he highly valued the collaborative work of Lithuania and Belgium in the European Union in dealing with urgent issues on the European agenda. According to the President, European solidarity in responding to Russia’s aggressive policies and the actions of the Belarus regime is more important than ever.

In his message of congratulations, the President expressed strong belief that Lithuania and Belgium, fostering warm and friendly relations, would continue to expand their cooperation in the fields of culture, science, education, trade, life sciences, digitization, and sustainable economy.

The President‘s Communication Group

Last updated 2021.07.21 09:17

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