Rasa Juknevičienė visited Yerevan last week to take part at the workshop on civilian control over the Armed Forces that was organized within the “NATO Week”.
On February 15, a concert and reception marking the 101st anniversary of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania was organized by the Embassy of Lithuania in Yerevan. The Lithuanian soloist Asta Krikščiūnaitė and Armenian pianist Hripsime Aghakaryan performed music by composers B. Kutavičius, J. Gruodis from Lithuania, Armenia and other countries.
On January 31, 2019, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Lithuania Mr Linas Linkevičius and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Mr. Jacek Czaputowicz signed a Memorandum of Understanding Concerning the Organization of the Student Essay Competition on the Future of the Eastern Partnership Policy for the Ministers’ of Foreign Affairs Award.
On January 24, President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the new Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan on the World Economic Forum.
On January 21, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Mr. Linas Linkevičius congratulated newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Mr. Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and reassured that Lithuania remains a staunch supporter of Armenia’s rapprochement with the European Union.
On January 15, Speaker of the Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania Mr. Viktoras Pranckietis congratulated newly elected President of the National Assembly of Armenia Mr. Ararat Mirzoyan assuring that Lithuania and Armenia will strengthen their parliamentary relations and encourage close and friendly dialogue between institutions and people.
On January 14, Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania Mr. Saulius Skvernelis congratulated newly appointed Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Mr. Nikol Pashinyan and underlined that "through our concerted efforts we will be able to take further the bilateral relation between Lithuania and Armenia, thus also contributing to a closer dialogue and cooperation between Armenia and the European Union".
On 9 October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with representatives of the Armenian authorities and non-governmental organizations at the Ministerial Conference of the International Organisation of La Francophonie in Yerevan. Meetings with the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, the Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia Ara Babloyan and the Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan focused on recent developments in Armenia, the country's cooperation with the European Union, the situation in the South Caucasus, and other relevant issues.
Mediamax’s exclusive interview with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius