Posts tagged as Linkevicius

After Moscow visit, Lithuania calls on Estonia to coordinate actions

Friday, April 19, 2019

Speaking the day after Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius called on Estonia to coordinate actions and be cautious about dialogue with Moscow. “It’s always more effective when we usually coordinate things and act in a more united way /…/ as there will always be attempts to divide us and test the unity of European countries…

If citizenship referendum fails, “plan B” is to prepare for new one, Lithuania’s formin says

Thursday, April 11, 2019

If the attempt to amend the Constitution regarding dual citizenship during the May 12 referendum fails, Lithuania should prepare for a new one, the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs said during a sitting of the Commission of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and the Lithuanian World Community today. The minister underlined that a majority of people are in favor of expanding dual citizenship but that support is insufficient…

Lithuanian formin expects London to approve Brexit deal next week

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius expects that the British parliament will approve Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement next week and the country will not have to ask for a longer extension of the Brexit deadline. The minister’s comment came after British MPs voted to ask the EU for an extension of the Brexit date beyond March 29 and confirmed intentions to hold another vote on the divorce deal next…

L.Linkevičius: NATO must continue to strengthen its deterrence and defense posture

Monday, February 18, 2019

On 16 February in Munich, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in a discussion dedicated to the strengthening of security in the Baltic states. According to the Lithuanian Foreign Minister, we mark the second anniversary of the deployment of NATO’s enhanced forward presence battalion in Lithuania this month, which is testimony of the NATO ability to respond quickly to changes in the security environment and shows…