President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President congratulated Romania on national day

2018-12-01

Saturday, December 1, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Klaus Iohannis of Romania on national day, Great Union Centennial.

In her message, the President underlined that Romania had achieved a great deal during one hundred years in consolidating its statehood and democracy, independence and citizens’ rights. This year marks national centennials of profound importance to both the people of Lithuania and Romania. Lithuania highly values successful collaborative work with Romania in dealing with urgent continental and defense issues, reinforcing regional security and cooperating in the European Union and NATO.

"We are proud to have Romania as a committed and reliable partner and ally with whom we work close together at the bilateral and regional level, protecting the freedom and common values of our people and of all Europeans,” the President wrote. This past September, Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated personally the Romanian people during centennial celebrations in Bucharest.

The President expressed her firm belief that mutual understanding and bilateral dialogue as well as shared aspirations to safeguard European and transatlantic unity would strengthen cooperation ties between Lithuania and Romania, opening up many new opportunities to expand the bonds of friendship, foster development and progress, improve national well-being and consolidate independence.

She wished Romania and its people continued prosperity, security, unity, and success.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2018.11.30 16:41

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