RSS Lithuania opens 8th honorary consulate in Sweden; BNS August 28, 2014
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Lithuania's 8th honorary consulate in Sweden has been opened in the city of Vasteras.
The consulate will be headed by Swedish business consultant Rolf Axel Hellstrom. His company Nestor AB consults business and public organizations on sustainable business development.
Ambassador E. Bajarūnas: our advantage is that Lithuania is a part of a safe Nordic Baltic harbour; Lithuania Tribune; 2014 August 22
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The Lithuania Tribune TV spoke to Lithuania’s Ambassador to Sweden Eitvydas Bajarūnas. How the Russian aggression in the Eastern Ukraine did affected the Nordic Baltic cooperation we asked. The Ambassador used allegory of Lithuania being as a ship which belongs to a large fleet of NATO and the EU. Furthermore, Lithuania is in a safe Baltic Nordic harbour. This is our huge advantage, Ambassador said to us.
The 75th Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the 25th Baltic Way anniversaries commemorated in Stockholm
On the occasion of the 75th Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way, the Baltic communities of Sweden in co-operation with Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Embassies, Estonian Swedes Cultural Organisation and the Måndagsrörelsen (The Monday Movement) organized in Stockholm a meeting to commemorate the historical events.
Lithuanian films in Stockholm and Örebro
The best and the most memorable Lithuanian creations from the last years, as well as the brightest premieres in Stockholm and Örebro in August and September invite the audiences to experience strong and moving fiction, short films and animation.
To commemorate the Baltic Way anniversary a rally and a film premiere will be held in Stockholm
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On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian Embassies and the Baltic communities on August 23 in Stockholm will commemorate the historical events and celebrate together.
RSS EU Ministers agree on a stronger reaction to Russian invasion of Ukraine
Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs » Multilateral Relations » European Union »
The focus of the Informal Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs (Gymnich) held on 29-30 August in Milan attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius was on Russia’s mounting aggression against Ukraine.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister to visit Moldova
Bilateral Relations » Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs » European Union »
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will pay a working visit to Chisinau on 31 August - 2 September and will take part in the meeting of „Friends of Moldova Group“, and will have bilateral meetings.
European Ministers discussed implementation of EU strategic agenda
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At the informal meeting of the EU’s General Affairs Council on 28-29 August in Milan, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Rolandas Kriščiūnas along with his EU counterparts discussed the implementation of the EU’s strategic agenda that was agreed by June European Council.
At UN Security Council Lithuania condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine’s territory
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Lithuania condemned the invasion of Ukraine’s territory by the armed forces of the Russian Federation at the emergency meeting of UN Security Council on August 28.
„Lithuania condemns in the strongest terms the invasion of Ukraine’s territory by the armed forces of the Russian Federation as an open and blatant violation of Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, and a serious blow to peace, security and stability across the entire region and well beyond,“ said Lithuanian Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaitė.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister and Vice-Minister to attend Informal EU Ministers’ Meetings in Italy
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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will attend the Informal EU Foreign Ministers‘ meeting (Gymnich) on 29-30 August, and Vice-Minister Rolandas Kriščiūnas will take part in the EU General Affairs Council on 28-29 August. Both meetings will take place in Milan.