TS-LKD council meeting
Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s TS-LKD suggest considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

The opposition Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats on Tuesday called on Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius to consider a possibility to move Lithuania’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, following in the steps of the United States. […]

Israeli ambassador Amiras Maimonas
Foreign affairs

Israel’s ambassador disappointed at Lithuania’s vote against Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

Israel is disappointed at Lithuania’s unexpected decision to vote in favour of a UN resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump‘s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the country’s ambassador to Vilnius said. […]

Vilniaus Old Town
Freetime

Lithuania gets prime time on Israel and China TVs

Israeli culinary guru Gil Hovav’s new TV show Open Skies about Lithuania on Keshet 12 channel counted about a million viewers. The half-hour show featured a variety of Lithuanian dishes along with the most interesting stories from different corners of the country. This month, Lithuania has also been shown on four TV editions on Travel China Channel made by reputed China’s traveller Zhang Wei, each show reaching 20 million viewers. The nine-minute shows managed to capture the best of Lithuania, including amber cathing, Samogitian partying, basketball game at the Kaunas Žalgiris Arena, as well as stories about the Lithuanian rain, the old town churches of Vilnius, the miracle tile, Pažaislis, M. K. Čiurlionis’s oeuvre, the Cross Hill, etc., a State Department of Tourism press release states. […]

Israelis
Foreign affairs

Lithuania again supports Israel at UNESCO in dispute with Palestine

Lithuania on Tuesday voted against the resolution at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which condemns Israel’s actions in Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. […]