Andrius Kubilius

Andrius Kubilius. On 13 January 1991, the front line was in Lithuania. Now it is in Ukraine

On 13 January 1991, 27 years ago, Lithuania stood up for freedom. Not only for its own. We defended the European future. But for the victory there and then, Lithuania and Europe would be very […]

Strike in Catalonia
European Union

Seimas committee calls use of force in Spain unjustifiable

The Lithuanian parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs on Wednesday described as unjustifiable the use of force in Spain against participants of last Sunday’s referendum on Catalonia‘s independence. […]

Rolandas Kriščiūnas
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian government approves candidates for ambassadors in US, South Africa and Switzerland

The Government of Lithuania on Friday approved candidates for three ambassadorial positions. […]

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Lithuanian parliament to hold presentation of TV channel Ukraine Today

At the request of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Lithuania, the Seimas, parliament, is holding a presentation of the Ukrainian TV channel Ukraine Today, which is to be launched in Lithuania. The participants at the presentation in the European Information Office on Thursday will be welcomed by Benediktas Juodka, Chair of the Seimas Committee on Foreign Affairs, the press service of the Seimas said. […]

Audronius Ažubalis
Foreign affairs

Lithuania should better fund diplomatic corps, opposition MP says

Deputy Chairman of the Seimas Committee on Foreign Affairs, Audronius Ažubalis, says that Lithuania’s security is guaranteed in the first place not by the military power, but by the country’s visibility and capability to act in the international arena, and this is ensured by Lithuania’s diplomats. […]