The Lithuanian and Polish presidents are calling for NATO consultations under Article 4 of the alliance’s founding treaty because Russia’s actions threaten the security of the entire region, the Lithuanian president’s office said on Sunday, BNS reported.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the former President of Poland, Aleksander Kwaśniewski.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, currently on a working visit to Riga, met with President Andris Bērziņš of Latvia. She is visiting Latvia at the invitation of this country's President and will attend the opening events of Riga as the European Capital of Culture 2014.
Wednesday, November 6, Adazi, Latvia - President Dalia Grybauskaitė, together with Latvian President Andris Bērziņš, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, attended NATO Response Force Exercise Steadfast Jazz 2013 at the Adazi Base in Latvia - the first such exercise in the region. It is the largest NATO exercise since 2006.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, who arrived on a state visit to Lithuania.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, currently on a working visit to Slovakia, met with Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič. The meeting focused on priorities of the upcoming Lithuanian EU presidency, prospects for bilateral cooperation, and energy security issues.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has praised German Chancellor Angela Merkel in an interview to German media for her efforts to deal with the crisis and said that Berlin is right in dictating conditions to European countries that ask for a bail.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is visiting Lithuania on Friday.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė held a meeting with Latvian President Andris Bērziņš and Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves in Raudondvaris Castle.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė and EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger discussed the progress made by Lithuania and all Baltic countries in integrating themselves into the EU's energy system and the creation of regional gas and electricity markets during their meeting in Vilnius on Friday.