President Dalia Grybauskaitė

The President received letters of credence from the Ambassador of Montenegro

2016-10-03

Monday, October 3, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from Ambassador Ljiljana Tošković of Montenegro. During their meeting, the President and the Ambassador discussed bilateral political and economic relations, regional security and cooperation in international organizations.

According to the President, it is important to strengthen cooperation ties between Lithuania and Montenegro as well as bilateral relations in business and culture. Current positive tendencies in trade demonstrate that there is a potential for Lithuanian exports in Montenegro.

The President underlined that Lithuania was ready to engage more actively in the EU’s Twinning Programme.

She further said that Lithuania supported Montenegro’s efforts to integrate both into the European Union and NATO. This spring, Montenegro was invited to become the 29th member state of the Alliance. According to the President, Montenegro’s membership will reinforce security in the region and strengthen the Alliance. Montenegro’s experience will be useful to the neighboring countries in the region on their path to NATO.

Diplomatic relations between Montenegro and Lithuania were established in 2006.

Ljiljana Tošković has 27 years of work experience at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She was Montenegro’s ambassador to China, and also served as the Foreign Ministry’s Chief Inspector. Before her appointment to Lithuania, Ljiljana Tošković was Director-General of the Directorate for Bilateral Relations.

Press Service of the President

Last updated 2016.10.03 15:42

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