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Foreign affairs

Minister Linkevičius reminds India of promise to open embassy in Vilnius

Lithuania’s foreign minister has asked India to stand true to its promise of starting an embassy in Vilnius, the MFA informs. […]

Linas Linkevičius, Catherine Ashton
European Union

Foreign Minister Linkevičius on France selling warships to Russia: Economy trumps common sense

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius, who arrived for a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels on Tuesday, voiced a cautious position on economic sanctions against Russia, but called for imposing movement restrictions for officials close to the Kremlin and stopping sales of weaponry to Russia. […]

Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian foreign minister: Everyone’s talking to Putin, why can’t we talk to Belarus?

Lithuania must maintain a dialogue with the Belarusian government, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius said on Wednesday, noting that Western leader are holding meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, despite ongoing events in Ukraine. […]

Leif Arne Ulland

Norway to support energy security projects in Lithuania

Lithuania’s priority projects in the field of energy security will also be financed under the Norwegian Financial Mechanism in the future. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius and Norway‘s outgoing Ambassador to Lithuania Leif Arne Ulland discussed this and other key areas of the bilateral partnership on monday, the MFA said. […]

Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Foreign Minister Linkevičius on new European Commission president, symbolic gestures in politics and tweeting

EN.DELFI has interviewed the Minister of the Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius. We spoke about the next European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, significance of the European Union association and free-trade agreement with Ukraine and two other Eastern Partnership countries and about self-discipline required for tweeting. […]

Philomena Murnaghan
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian foreign minister sees off Ireland’s outgoing ambassador

On 7 July, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with Ireland‘s outgoing Ambassador to Lithuania Philomena Murnaghan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. […]