Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linkevičius to visit Washington, D.C.
On 21-22 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will be paying a visit to Washington, D.C.
On 21 September, Lithuania’s Foreign Minister will meet with the Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan and with the Major General Ricky Waddell, serving as the Deputy National Security Adviser to the U.S. President. The meeting will discuss issues of bilateral cooperation between Lithuania and the U.S.A., and the transatlantic agenda.
On the same day, Lithuania’s Foreign Minister will take part in an annual forum organized by the Centre for European Policy Analysis. Linkevičius will give a speech on transatlantic cooperation and security in the region. The centre is dedicated to the study of Central and Eastern Europe.
On 22 September, Linkevičius will also discuss security issues in a discussion with representatives of U.S. expert organizations at the Embassy of Lithuania and a bilateral meeting with the President of the Brookings Institute Strobe Talbott. Lithuania’s Foreign Minister will also visit the United States Holocaust Memorial, where he will pay tribute to the memory of the victims of the Holocaust – Lithuanian Jews.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, had a meeting with the United States Deputy Secretary of State, John J. Sullivan; Deputy National Security Adviser to the US President, Major General Ricky L. Waddell; and Senior Director for NATO/Europe, National Security Council, Richard J. Hooker, in Washington D.C. on 21 September 2017.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, has congratulated the United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, and all Americans on Independence Day. In his congratulatory letter, Linas Linkevičius notes that the U.S. remains the key strategic partner of Lithuania in ensuring its national security and underlines the significance of strategic partnership between Lithuania and the United States and of transatlantic ties.
On 24 February, while on an official visit in Washington, Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, had a meeting with Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State; Robert Work, US Deputy Secretary of Defence; and Victoria Coates, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Strategic Assessments. The Minister also had a discussion with the experts of the think tank “The Heritage Foundation”.