Foreign Affairs

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Karolis Broga

The European Commission has adopted guidelines that cars with Russian number plates should not be allowed to enter the European Union. Commenting about the guidelines Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Jovita Neliupšienė said that cars with Russian number plates would be seized if they enter Lithuan...

12.09.2023, 13:13

On 30-31 August, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis attended an informal meeting of European Union Foreign Affairs Ministers (Gymnich) organised by the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which runs from 1 July to 31 December 2023, reports the MFA.

01.09.2023, 12:14
Karolis Broga

The Parliament of Lithuania on Thursday discussed the outcomes of the Vilnius NATO summit held on 11-12 July and implementation of regional defence plans. Participants of the meeting concluded that Lithuania has to do a lot of homework and should not delay with procurement of weaponry.

13.07.2023, 18:08
Justina Vaišvilaitė

Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis says full border closure is not needed at national level yet, after Lithuania tightened its border controls with Belarus and the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. It would only be considered in the event of a crisis posing a direct threat to national security, h...

30.06.2023, 14:24
Justina Vaišvilaitė

Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis calls on his counterparts at the European Union’s (EU) Foreign Affairs Council to consider the Belarus sanctions package separately from the exception for Belarusian potash, which has prevented the EU from approving the Belarus targeted sanctions for half a ye...

22.05.2023, 16:14
Paul Musgrave

As tanks exploded and refugees fled in the latest round of Armenia and Azerbaijian’s war over Nagorno-Karabakh, social media became another battlefield—with some surprising participants. That included the local branch of McDonald’s, which posted some ardently (and brief-lived) pro-Azeri sentiments o...

15.12.2020, 10:06

Protesters demanding a free election in Belarus are no longer the opposition, they are the majority, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the former Belarusian opposition presidential candidates, says, adding that there's an ongoing peaceful democratic revolution in Belarus.

25.08.2020, 14:32
Generolo Jono Žemaičio Lietuvos karo akademijos mokslininkė Gerda Jakštaitė

Nepriklausomybės dieną JAV pasitiko masiniais protestais prieš rasizmą, sunkumais valdant COVID-19 pandemiją, amerikiečių nusivylimu savo šalimi ir nerimu dėl artėjančių JAV prezidento rinkimų.

14.07.2020, 18:00