Michael D. Higgins
Foreign affairs

Ireland turns its eyes upon Baltics due to Brexit

As Britain is set to leave the European Union, Ireland is seeking closer ties with the Baltic and Nordic states, Irish President Michael D. Higgins said in Vilnius on Tuesday. […]

Andrzej Duda

Why A. Duda passed by Basanavičius‘ grave and what do other signals sent by him mean?

After the Polish President Andrzej Duda‘s visit to Lithuania, which ended this weekend, talks have begun about warming relations between the two states, LRT.lt writes. The Lithuanian president declared that she would not support potential […]

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. […]

State Duma elections in Russia

Lithuania urges Russia to investigate election violations, reiterates position on Crimea

Lithuania’s authorities urge Russia to investigate violations recorded in the run-up to and during last Sunday’s State Duma polls and underline that the elections do not change their attitude to Russia’s actions toward Ukraine. […]