President of the Republic of Lithuania

The President discussed regional and international security with Canadian Prime Minister and President of Northern Macedonia

2020-02-14

President Gitanas Nausėda met with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and President of Northern Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski at the Munich Security Conference.

Meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau focused on the security situation in the Baltic States, the transatlantic agenda, and threats posed by Russia to Euro-Atlantic security. The situation in Ukraine and the challenges of implementing the Minsk agreements were reviewed, as well as the Ukrainian reform conference to be held in Vilnius, in July was discussed. “I thanked Canada, which, as a responsible member of the transatlantic family, significantly supports the security of the Baltic States by participating in the EFP mission,” said the President.

During the meeting with the leader of Northern Macedonia, the President expressed his support for the country’s European integration and emphasized the need for reforms related to the rule of law and human rights. President Nausėda suggested continuing the exchange of good practices, especially in the area of strategic communication, also expressed his support for the pro-Western policy of Northern Macedonia and reiterated his firm belief that Northern Macedonia was prepared to start accession negotiations.

“European and NATO integration of the countries of the Western Balkans is a step of geopolitical importance, which will contribute to stability of the European countries and stepping up of security of the entire region,” President Nausėda said.

The President‘s Communication Group

Last updated 2020.02.14 17:03

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