Friday, January 12, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė was presented with a Medal of the Baltic Assembly.
The medal – whose motto is “Ubi concordia, ibi victoria” (where is the unity, there is the victory) – has been awarded to the President of Lithuania for her contribution to upholding the unity and cooperation of the Baltic States.
During the ceremony, Dalia Grybauskaitė emphasized that this unity was the result of consistent work done by Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, and their people.
According to the President, the three Baltic States are seen as a quality mark. Their drive, rapid development, European values, hard-working and civic-minded societies, commitment and effective solutions aimed at overcoming problems have made our region unique in Europe.
The President underlined the unanimous agreement that exists between Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on their ultimate future goals of ensuring security in the region, building energy interconnections with Western Europe and consolidating the European identity.
The Baltic Assembly was established in 1991 to bring the parliaments of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia together for collaborative work. This year, Lithuania holds the presidency of the Assembly.
The Baltic States also cooperate with other highest-level regional organizations. The Presidents of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia meet on traditional annual basis. The Baltic Council of Ministers holds regular meetings throughout the year.
Last updated 2018.01.12 11:38Back