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Saturday, 25.05.2013, 10:28
During his official visit to Croatia, Vydas Gedvilas, Speaker of the Seimas, and the delegation led by him met with Ivo Josipovic, President of the Republic of Croatia, reported LETA/ELTA the press service of the Seimas.
Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Integration, Legislation, Lithuania
On 14 May in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Kostyantyn Gryshchenko. They emphasized the need to better inform Ukrainians about the EU, accelerating progress in converging with the European Union, informed BC press service of Lithuanian MFA.
At the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 29 April, representatives from the Lithuanian and Ukrainian Foreign Ministries discussed important issues of bilateral cooperation and Ukraine’s integration into the European Union, reported BC press service of Lithuanian MFA.
On 25 April, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, Poland’s Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Frans Timmermans and the Minister for European Affairs of Denmark Nicolai Wammen issued a statement, acknowledging the progress that was being made by Ukraine and expressing hope that Ukraine would continue to pursue democratic reforms, enabling to further deepen the country’s political and economic relations with the European Union, informed BC Lithuanian MFA.
On 16 April, the Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius and the Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivan Mrkić signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of European integration on behalf of the Governments, which, according to Linkevičius, should further the mutually beneficial cooperation, reported BC Lithuanian MFA.
On 3 April, in Vilnius, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius met with the Turkish Minister for European Union Affairs and Chief negotiator Egemen Bağiş to discuss the development of bilateral relations. Both sides agreed on intensifying the cooperation concerning EU agenda during Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the EU, reported BC Lithuanian MFA.
On 27 March in Tirana, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Vytautas Leškevičius met with Albania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Edmond Panariti and stressed that Lithuania has constantly supported the EU development policy in the Western Balkans and will support Albania’s aspirations to integrate the EU, reports BC Lithuanian MFA.