President Dalia Grybauskaitė

The President extended condolences on the passing of former President of Germany

2016-08-24

Wednesday, August 24, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended her condolences and those of the Lithuanian people to German Federal President Joachim Gauck on the passing of former President Walter Scheel.

“Walter Scheel, prominent longtime German leader and statesman, will be remembered not only as a committed, collaborative and compromise seeking, freedom loving and highly respected politician, but also as an active supporter of European integration and a staunch advocate of solidarity and unity across the continent,” the President wrote in her message of condolences.

The President offered her heartfelt sympathy to Walter Scheel’s family and loved ones, and to Germany.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2016.08.25 09:10

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