President of the Republic of Lithuania

Focus on security at the meeting of Presidents of Lithuania, Estonia and Croatia

2017-11-29

Wednesday, November 29, Reykjavík – President Dalia Grybauskaitė, attending the international conference of Women Political Leaders in Iceland, met with with President Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia and President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović of Croatia.

The meeting of the three Presidents focused on security state of affairs in Europe and enhancing defense cooperation.

The three countries are close NATO allies that share understanding on threats and consistently meet their commitments to collective defense. Soon, Croatian troops will join the multinational NATO battalion deployed in Lithuania. Croatian military equipment will be stationed in Lithuania as well.

The Presidents also discussed current affairs of the European Union, matters related to energy security, equal opportunities, and protection of women’s rights.

Dalia Grybauskaitė invited the Presidents of Estonia and Croatia to come to Lithuania next year.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2017.11.29 11:58

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