- 2019-02-20 On 20 February at 10:00 a.m., the Minister Linas Linkevičius attends a meeting of the Seimas Committee on Foreign Affairs
- 2019-02-20 On 20 February at 1:00 p.m., the Minister Linas Linkevičius takes part in a Government sitting and meeting
- 2019-02-21 On 21 February, the Minister Linas Linkevičius visits Poland as part of a delegation led by the Lithuanian President
- 2019-02-21 On 21 February at 11:00 a.m., the Vice-Minister Neris Germanas receives the Ambassador of the French Republic Claire Lignieres-Counathe
- 2019-02-21 On 21 February at 2:30 p.m., the Vice-Minister Neris Germanas meets with the Hungarian Minister of State for the European Union Relations Judit Varga
On 16 February in Munich, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in a discussion dedicated to the strengthening of security in the Baltic states.
On 13-14 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East in Warsaw. The event was held jointly by the United States and Poland.
We appreciate the efforts the United States have undertaken to engage Russia with a view to preserving the INF treaty.
On 24 January, Lithuania‘s Permanent Delegation to NATO and UK‘s Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) for Defence and Security Studies held a panel discussion at NATO HQ on the topic of “Building Societal Resilience against Hybrid Threats“, with renowned experts such as Elisabeth Braw, RUSI Associate Fellow, Dr Antonio Missiroli, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, Eitvydas Bajarūnas, Lithuania‘s Ambassador-at-Large for Hybrid Threats, Viktoras Daukšas, Director of Debunk.eu initiative, and Giedrius Sakalauskas, Head of “Lithuanian Elves”. The event aimed to shed light on the issue of societal resilience, which carries an enormous untapped deterrent potential.
On 4 December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the Meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Brussels. The Foreign Ministers raised the issue of Russia's aggressive actions against Ukrainian naval vessels in the Kerch Strait.
On 31 October in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, the Minister of National Defense Raimundas Karoblis met with the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell and discussed issues of strengthening regional security, bilateral cooperation, and support for Eastern partners.
On 18 October in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius received Permanent Representatives to NATO of countries contributing to the enhanced forward presence battalion in Lithuania. They discussed Lithuania's efforts to strengthen its own security and the implementation of the Alliance‘s initiatives in the field of collective defense and deterrence that had been agreed upon.
The Embassy of Lithuania to Poland will continue its diplomatic partnership with the Casimir Pulaski Foundation for the Warsaw Security Forum to take place on 24 - 25 October 2018.
On 28 September, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius took part in a discussion hosted by the US Department of State on advancing responsible state behaviour in cyberspace. The discussion was moderated by Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan.
On 24 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius took part in the leading annual transatlantic security conference in Washington, D.C. - the CEPA Forum - and discussed cooperation between the countries of Europe and North America in response to common security challenges.
On 11-12 July in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the NATO summit as part of a delegation led by the President Dalia Grybauskaitė. The meeting charted NATO's path in a changing world for the years ahead. The Alliance is adapting to be a more agile, responsive and innovative organisation, which defends itself against any threat.
On 19 June, Linas Linkevičius, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with foreign ministers of the Nordic, Baltic and Visegrad countries in Stockholm (Sweden).
On 16 May in Washington,D.C., the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, together with the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs and Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser, met with the U.S. President's National Security Adviser John Bolton.
The Meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs took place on 27 April in Brussels. It focused on Russia’s aggressive military activity, hybrid attacks against NATO’s member countries and its partners. In the meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius noted that during the forthcoming NATO summit the countries should in solidarity send the message that the Alliance was determined to defend its member countries and values.
Prior to the spring Meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Curtis M. Scaparrotti on 26 April. The interlocutors agreed that the deployment of battlegroups to Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland, which had been agreed upon at the NATO summit in Warsaw, was an excellent example of successful implementation of rapid and solidarity-based solutions.