On the 4th anniversary of the illegal occupation of Crimea, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania condemns the Russian Federation’s military aggression against Ukraine that began four years ago in Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea and is currently continuing in eastern Ukraine. This has been a serious violation of international law, including the Charter of the United Nations, the Helsinki Final Act, and also the 1994 Budapest Memorandum.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania offered sincere condolences to the victims and their families in the aftermath of the deadly shooting of 14 February at a school in Parkland, Florida, the United States of America.
On January 27 in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania strongly condemns the brutal act of terrorism against innocent people in central Kabul. A suicide bomber using an ambulance has killed at least 95 people and wounded at least 158 people.
The UN General Assembly resolution on Status of Jerusalem, adopted on 21 December 2017, reaffirms the provisions of relevant UN resolutions, adopted earlier on this issue. The resolution also reflects a long-held common position of the European Union on this issue.
On 11 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated the Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski on the National Independence Day. Lithuania’s Foreign Minister wished Poland and its people success, prosperity and well-being.
Lithuania has been engaged in investigating and educating about the Holocaust for many years already by consulting international Jewish organisations, the World Jewish Congress and the European Jewish Congress among them.
Lithuania respects and supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Kingdom of Spain. We invite the Spanish Government and its institutions to seek a constitutional solution through constructive dialogue in compliance with its national legislation.
The names and places associated with the atrocities that stain the world’s recent history are only too well known: Guernica, Babi Yar, Sharpeville, Treblinka, Hiroshima, Halabja, Rwanda, Srebrenica and, more recently, Aleppo and Yemen, to name but a few. The memories of those who have suffered are as painful as the list is long.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania strongly condemns the horrific terrorist attack of 15 October on the peaceful people of Mogadishu, Somalia. We offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery and lots of strength for the people who were injured.
The Catalan referendum of October 1, 2017, failed to comply with the Spanish Constitution.
Lithuania fully supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Kingdom of Spain. The rule of law has to be upheld.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius offered condolences over a horrific Las Vegas attack to the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also on behalf of the local Lithuanian community.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius expressed his condolences over the earthquake disaster of 19 September in Mexico.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania condemned a terrorist attack on the London Underground of 15 September.
Lithuania condemns in strongest terms the nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People‘s Republic of Korea (DPRK) this morning. This repeated act constitutes another major provocation and a flagrant violation of DPRK‘s international legal obligations, it exacerbates tensions in the region and poses unacceptable challenge to the global security and stability.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius offered his condolences to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain Alfonso Maria Dastis over the brutal terror attacks of 17 and 18 August in Barcelona and Kambrilla, which caused the loss of innocent lives and injuries.