Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian foreign minister: Veto right is responsibility, not privilege

On 30 September, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius took part in a high-level event, which was co-hosted by France and Mexico on the restraint of the veto in the Security Council in situations of mass atrocity, genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Lithuania actively supports the initiative that was proposed by France and Mexico, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports. […]

Nadiya Savchenko

Russian court rejects all requests by Savchenko’s lawyers, Lithuanian diplomat says

A Russian court is rejecting almost all requests made by the defence lawyers of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, says a Lithuanian diplomat observing the trial, according to BNS. […]

Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Queen Silvia
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian ambassador receives Sweden’s royal couple prior to state visit

In preparation for their visit to Lithuania, the Swedish royal couple, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, dined at the Lithuanian ambassador’s residence in Stockholm on 29 September. […]

Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Minister Linkevičius: UN Security Council failed to respond to Syrian crisis

The United Nations Security Council has failed to adequately respond to the Syrian crisis, Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said during a debate on the Middle East conflicts organized in New York on Wednesday. […]

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Opinion: Savagery towards animals

Human beings are omnivores, we are supposed to eat both plant and animal matter. Our physiological structure demands this. I do not support vegetarianism, and think veganism is really for the type of people looking forward to Kanye West’s Presidential nomination in 2020. […]