President of the Republic of Lithuania President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President received credentials from the Ambassador of Portugal

2021-05-04

President Gitanas Nausėda remotely received credential letters from Ambassador João Maria Cabral of Portugal.

The President congratulated Portugal on successful presidency of the Council of the European Union in this extremely challenging period for Europe and the entire world.

According to the President, Lithuania and Portugal enjoy close bilateral cooperation. It is in our interest to continue active development of political, economic, and cultural relations, as well as to enhance cooperation in the fields of tourism, research, and innovation.

The meeting discussed Portugal’s contribution to the security of Lithuania and the entire Baltic region, contributing to the defense of NATO’s eastern borders and of the whole Baltic region. Portugal not only deploys its rotational force in Lithuania but also actively participates in the NATO Air Policing mission in the Baltic States. According to the President, the Portuguese armed forces are always welcome in our country, and Lithuania will continue to ensure the highest standards for the allied forces deployed.

The President‘s Communication Group

Last updated 2021.05.04 15:56

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