President Dalia Grybauskaitė

The President will attend the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington


President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for a working visit to Washington to attend the Nuclear Security Summit at the invitation of U.S. President Barack Obama. The summit will start with a working dinner at the White House where world leaders will discuss how to prevent nuclear terrorism threats. Dalia Grybauskaitė will also take part in a discussion which will focus on ensuring the protection and safety of nuclear material and facilities, promoting nuclear safety culture and reinforcing the commitments of states to global nuclear security. According to the President, terror attacks in Europe show that we...

New security challenges require joint response from countries


President Dalia Grybauskaitė presented a state decoration to Philip M. Breedlove, Commander of U.S. European Command....

The President extended condolences over the terror attack in Pakistan


On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended deep condolences to President Mamnoon Hussain of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan over the terror attack in Lahore that killed dozens of victims and left many more injured. The President underlined that there was no justification for such brutal act of criminal violence against innocent people, which overshadowed the celebration of Easter for all the faithful.

The President congratulated Greece on the anniversary of Independence Day


President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations, both personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people, to President Prokopis Pavlopoulos of Greece on the 195th anniversary of Independence Day. In her message of congratulations, the President stressed that the challenges facing Europe could be overcome only if we worked together decisively and responsibly. Acting as partners within the European Union and NATO, countries also play an essential role in defending the interests of citizens and realizing common objectives.

Defense of the Baltic countries is NATO’s priority


President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow and members of the North...

The North Atlantic Council to visit Lithuania for the first time


The North Atlantic Council (NAC), consisting of permanent representatives from 28 allied countries, will visit...

Europe stands firm in solidarity with Belgium


President Dalia Grybauskaitė, together with EU leaders, signed a joint statement of the European Council on terrorist attacks in Belgium. EU leaders underlined that today’s terrorist attack in Brussels was an attack on open democratic society. The European Union and its member states stand with Belgium in solidarity, and are united and firm in the fight against hatred, violent extremism and terrorism.

The President extended condolences over the attacks in Brussels


On behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf, President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended condolences to King Philippe of the Belgians over the tragic events in Brussels. “There can be no justification for such brutal acts of criminal violence against indiscriminate victims. Together with the friends of Belgium, we strongly condemn terrorism in all its forms. We stand in support and solidarity with your country and its citizens,” the President wrote in her message of condolences.

One route of irregular migration is closing down


President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended a European Council meeting which discussed the ways to close irregular...

The European Commission calls on Lithuania to make more progress


President Dalia Grybauskaitė is attending a European Council meeting which focuses on the EU’s Annual Growth Survey...

Last updated 2019.07.11 10:47