President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Queen Elizabeth II on Her Majesty’s Official Birthday

2019-06-08

Saturday, June 8, Vilnius President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to Queen Elizabeth II on Her Majesty’s Official Birthday.

According to the President, Lithuania highly valued the United Kingdom as an important ally of Lithuania and a country with shared values. Our shared approach to many current challenges and matters of the European and security agenda lead to a successful dialogue on bilateral level as well as in the context of cooperation with the European Union and NATO.

In her message of congratulations, the President said that Lithuania strongly supported the UK‘s position on respect for international law, a responsible and solidarity-based approach to security resulting in increased cooperation between the two countries in defense matters and the specific contribution of the United Kingdom to deterrence and the security of our region.

The President expressed hope that open and close political dialogue, shared values and comprehensive people-to-people contacts would contribute to even closer relations between Lithuania and the United Kingdom in the coming years. And that fruitful cooperation would allow the well-being of our people to grow and strengthen their freedoms, guaranteeing the political, economic and security interests of our states, partner countries and the transatlantic community.

On behalf of the poeple of Lithuania the President wished the United Kingdom  continued welfare and unity and the Royal family good health and happiness.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2019.06.10 09:07

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