RSS Lithuania's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis: Increasing restrictions on independent media actors in Belarus must stop
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On 22 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius of Lithuania Landsbergis attended the United Nations Security Council high-level Arria-formula meeting on Media Freedom in Belarus. Lithuania's Foreign Minister called upon the Belarusian government to respect freedom of expression, and to end the arbitrary detention of journalists and all other media restrictions.
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis talked to EU Ambassadors via virtual discussion, highlighted the importance of the EU's values-based leadership
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On 21 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis talked to the EU Ambassadors in Lithuania via virtual discussion and stressed that, in response to global challenges, the EU’s foreign policy needed to be value-based.
Baltic states call on the EU to take firm measures if Russia does not release Navalny
Multilateral Relations »The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Urmas Reinsalu, Edgars Rinkēvičs, and Gabrielius Landsbergis sent a letter to the High Representative Josep Borrell, calling on the EU to step up its efforts to pressure Russia to release Alexei Navalny.
Lithuania's Foreign Ministry calls for the immediate release of the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was detained in Moscow today
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On 17 January, the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport after flying to his home country from Germany.
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis announced the winner of Global Lithuanian Awards 2020 for lifetime achievements
Lithuanians Living Abroad » Cultural Diplomacy »
On 14 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis announced the laureate of Global Lithuanian Awards 2020 for lifetime achievements.
Lithuania asks for allied solidarity regarding Russia’s actions against Lithuanian justice officials in January 13 case
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On 13 January, at the North Atlantic Council meeting, the Permanent Representative of Lithuania to NATO Ambassador Deividas Matulionis raised an issue of Russia’s actions against Lithuanian justice officials in January 13 case and asked for Allied solidarity.
Ambassador Audra Plepytė elected as the President of the UNICEF Executive Board Bureau
Multilateral Relations »
On 12 January, the Ambassador Audra Plepytė, Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations, was elected as the President of the Bureau of the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs to call on the State Commission of the Lithuanian Language to change the official Lithuanian name of Belarus
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On 12 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis received a letter from Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, who requested replacing the official Lithuanian name 'Baltarusija' with a form that would be more similar to the one used in the Belarusian language.
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis and his Canadian counterpart discussed bilateral cooperation and international agenda items
Bilateral Relations »
On 11 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis had a telephone conversation with his Canadian counterpart François-Philippe Champagne. The Foreign Ministers discussed bilateral cooperation, regional security issues, the situation in Belarus, and possibilities of support for democratic initiatives.
Lithuanian and Israeli Foreign Ministers discussed opportunities for cooperation
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On 11 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis had a telephone conversation with his Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi and discussed good relations between Lithuania and Israel. The Foreign Ministers expressed their belief that bilateral political and economic cooperation would be further strengthened.