President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Finland on national day

2015-12-06

Sunday, December 6, Vilnius – On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Sauli Niinistö of the Republic of Finland on the occasion of national holiday – Independence Day.

According to the President, for many years now, Finland has been a close ally of Lithuania at bilateral level as well as in the Baltic Sea region and in the European Union. The common values the two countries share and good mutual understanding ensure that we work together to defend robustly the strategic interests of our countries and people in the areas of security, energy and economy.

In her message of congratulations, the President stressed that close political dialogue between the two countries is deepened and reinforced by joint initiatives in trade, culture, science, and education.

Dalia Grybauskaitė wished the Swedish President and the people of his country a happy celebration, continued success, security, and prosperity.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2015.12.06 11:36

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