President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Greece on Independence Day

2019-03-25

Monday, March 25, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Greek Independence Day.

The President underlined that Greece was an important partner of Lithuania not only in addressing urgent continental and economic issues but also in strengthening common security and developing cooperation in defense in order to find joint solutions to emerging challenges and threats.

“Lithuania values the committed stand taken by Greece on defense spending and its own national security. The European values and interests that we share have shaped a bilateral relationship that fully reflects the wish of the Lithuanian and Greek people to expand collaborative ties,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

Dalia Grybauskaitė expressed her strong belief that the bonds of friendship between Lithuania and Greece as well as people-to-people contacts would not lose momentum, making both nations and the continent stronger in the years ahead.

The President sent her best wishes for the continued prosperity, unity and peace of Greece and its people.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2019.03.25 08:26

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