VILNIUS, Nov 18, BNS - Lithuania's first post-independence leader Vytautas Landsbergis on Friday will be presented with the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor, France's highest award.
On 14 November in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Raimundas Karoblis attended the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council, which discussed issues related to Turkey, the Eastern Partnership and the Southern Neighbourhood. A joint session of Foreign Affairs Ministers and Defence Ministers focused on the implementation plan on security and defence under the EU global strategy.
Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump of the United States of America.
According to the President, the United States has consistently supported Lithuania’s freedom and independence, and the friendship between the two states was consolidated for ages to come by courageous and high-principled position of the United States not to recognize the occupation of the Baltic States. According to Dalia Grybauskaitė, Lithuania is convinced that the United States will remain the strongest and closest ally of Lithuania.