On 15 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, who is visiting Ukraine together with his Estonian, Latvian and Polish counterparts, stressed that the Western community could not just passively observe Russia's actions in the Kerch Strait and the Sea of Azov.
On 15 January, the European Committee under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania discussed preparations for the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union. Particular attention was paid to the protection of citizens' rights in the event of a no deal scenario.
On 10-11 January, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania is organizing the 12th Snow Meeting. The informal meeting will bring together Lithuanian and foreign security policy experts to discuss major challenges facing the transatlantic community today and responses to them.
On 8 January, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius participated in the General Affairs Council meeting in Brussels and heard a presentation on the priorities of the Romanian Presidency.
The OSCE’s Report under the Moscow Mechanism on alleged Human Rights Violations and Impunity in the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation was presented at the meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on 20 December.
On 17–18 December, the Lithuanian delegation headed by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Linas Linkevičius, participated in the High-Level Forum EU-Africa in Vienna. The Forum, held by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, was devoted to the promotion of cooperation in innovation and digitalisation.
On 10 December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, which mostly focused on Russia's aggression against Ukraine.
On 6-7 December, the Chancellor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Jūratė Raguckienė participated in a meeting of Secretaries of State (Chancellors) from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the European Union. Priorities of Romania's upcoming Presidency of the Council of the EU were presented during the meeting.
On 6 December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the annual Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Ministerial Council in Milan, Italy.
On 5 December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Macedonia Nikola Dimitrov in Brussels. Lithuania‘s Foreign Minister confirmed Lithuania's readiness to provide political and practical support for Macedonia's accession to the EU and NATO.
On 4-5 December in Brussels, NATO Foreign Ministers stressed that the Euro-Atlantic area had been facing the most serious challenges to security and stability since the end of the Cold War.
Prior to the meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Curtis M. Scaparrotti in Brussels. They discussed issues of strengthening security and defense in Lithuania and other Baltic states.
On 29 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended a high level meeting of the 'Friends of Cohesion' group in Bratislava, Slovakia.
On 26 November, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius took part in the Foreign Affairs Council (Development) meeting in Brussels. Ministers exchanged their views on the future financial architecture for sustainable development and neighbourhood.
On 22 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová. They discussed preparations for the European Parliament elections, other relevant issues related to the policies of the European Union on justice and equal opportunities.