President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President received letters of credence from Iranian Ambassador

2010-11-16

Tuesday, November 16, Vilnius - President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Samad Ali Lakizadeh.

In the meeting with the Ambassador, the President said she welcomed Iran's decision to renew negotiations for nuclear programme. The President noted that an open discussion and a peaceful dialogue were the only way to reach an agreement and that distrust and prejudice were major obstacles in developing a dialogue between Iran and the West.

Samad Ali Lakizadeh is the sixth ambassador of Iran to Lithuania. The diplomat resides in Warsaw. Diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Iran were restored on 1 November 1993.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2010.11.16 15:35

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