On 23 February, the European Union adopted the 13th package of individual and economic sanctions against Russia.
On 19 February in Brussels, Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gabrielius Landsbergis, attended the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council and discussed Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and situations in the Middle East and the Sahel region.
Today, on 19 February in Brussels, Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gabrielius Landsbergis, attends the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union. The head of Lithuania’s diplomacy spoke on assistance to Ukraine, sanctions against Russia and other issues.
On 18 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Gabrielius Landsbergis, attended a session called "Adding Chairs to the Table: A Deeper, Wider, and More Capable EU?" on the main stage
of the Munich Security Conference ". It was also attended by the Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili, the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Olha Stefanišynna, the Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, and the diplomatic advisor to the President of France Emmanuel Bonne.
On February 2-3, Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gabrielius Landsbergis, attended an informal meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers (Gymnich) in Brussels. Ministers discussed further EU support, including military support and sanctions, to help Ukraine fight the widespread Russian aggression.
On 1-2 February, Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landsbergis is attending the 3rd EU Indo-Pacific Ministerial Forum in Brussels. The Foreign Minister will speak in a discussion on geopolitical and security challenges facing the Indo-Pacific region. Landsbergis will also meet with his counterparts from the Philippines, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Australia.
On 22 January in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis attended the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council, which focused on Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the situation in Israel and the region.
Today, on 22 January, ahead of the Foreign Affairs Council, the head of Lithuania’s diplomacy spoke about assistance to Ukraine, sanctions against Russia, strengthening European security, and other issues.
On 10 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis met with the ambassadors of the European Union countries, who reside in Lithuania and are accredited to Lithuania. The meeting focused on the most pressing issues of EU foreign policy.
On 8 January, the Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the Council of Europe, Ambassador Andrius Krivas presented his letters of credence to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Marija Pejčinović Burić, and discussed the upcoming Lithuanian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
The 12th EU sanctions package against Russia adopted on 18 December imposes significant restrictions. It was agreed to ban the import, purchase or transfer of Russian diamonds and the provision of software services intended for business management, industrial design and manufacturing.
On 7 December, the EU regulation on protecting the Union and its member states from economic coercion by third countries, the Anti-Coercion Instrument (ACI) entered into force 20 days after its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU).
On 20 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis took part in an informal video teleconference to discuss the situation in Israel and the Middle East region.
On 16 November, in light of the 700th anniversary of Vilnius, historians, academics, and audience members at the Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU discussed the politicisation of history, which is becoming more and more dangerous in the current complex geopolitical era, in a panel discussion on "Weaponised pasts around Europe".
On 13 November in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis attended the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council, which focused on further support for Ukraine in the fight against Russian aggression and ways to increase Russia’s isolation in international organisations, the EU’s efforts to ease tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia, and the EU’s engagement to prevent the expansion of the conflict in the Middle East region.