Edminas Bagdonas

Ambassador in Israel: this time we will react to anti-Lithuanian hysteria

“We often choose to not react to such matters. There is no point to give the same responses repeatedly to the same people – Zuroff, Katz. There is neither desire, nor capacities, nor, finally, any […]

Gintautas Paluckas and Gabrielius Landsbergis

G. Kirkilas: 2G against common Lithuanian foreign and defence policy

Two young political party leaders – the Conservatives’ Gabrielius Landsbergis and LSDP’s Gintautas Paluckas – two weeks ago ruined signing the traditional parliamentary political party agreement on foreign, security and defence policy for 2018-2020, which […]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania
Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s vote on Jerusalem reflects EU’s common position – Foreign Ministry

Lithuania’s vote on a UN resolution on Jerusalem reflects the European Union‘s common position that the status of the city has to be decided through negotiations, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said on Friday evening. […]

UN peacekeepers in action

Three suggestions to UN on how to prevent future atrocities

The names and places associated with the atrocities that stain the world’s recent history are only too well known: Guernica, Babi Yar, Sharpeville, Treblinka, Hiroshima, Halabja, Rwanda, Srebrenica and, more recently, Aleppo and Yemen, to name but a few. The memories of those who have suffered are as painful as the list is long in a joint article writes the Swedish Ambassador Maria Christina Lundqvist, and Lithuanian Foreign Affairs Viceminister Neris Germanas. […]