The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuanian has been assured by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand that from 14 April Lithuanian citizens travelling for tourism purpose will be able to enter Thailand for 30 days without a visa.
On 21 March, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius received the State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania Dănuţ Sebastian Neculăescu, who was visiting Vilnius.
On 20 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius received the Ambassador of Argentina to Lithuania Ana Maria Ramirez, who resides in Poland. The Ambassador presented her letters of credence to the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė on 18 March.
On 19 March in Brussels, the General Affairs Council prepared the European Council (Article 50) meeting of 21 and 22 March, and discussed the multiannual financial framework for the years 2021 to 2027. The meeting mainly discussed the way forward to deepen the single market.
On 18 March, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Neris Germanas congratulated the Irish Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government John Paul Phelan on St. Patrick's Day.
On 18 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels. Foreign ministers exchanged their views on the situation in Moldova and the EU-China relationship.
On 13-15 March, a delegation led by the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius visited Ukraine’s cities of Poltava and Kremenchuk.
On 15 March, the EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process Susanna Terstal visited Lithuania at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.
On 14 March, the Ambassador of Lithuania to Austria Donatas Kušlys presented his letters of credence to the President of Slovenia Borut Pahor.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius condemned the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Foreign Minister wished families of the victims strength during this difficult time.
On 14 March, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Neris Germanas participated in the third Brussels Conference on "Supporting the Future of Syria and the region”. The conference was co-chaired by the European Union and the United Nations. It aims to mobilize international financial support for the Syrians, for humanitarian aid both inside the country and in the neighboring countries.
On 14 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the President of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia Talat Xhaferi, who is visiting Lithuania. The meeting discussed North Macedonia's integration with NATO and the European Union, regional security issues, and possibilities for strengthening our bilateral cooperation.
On 12 March, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius participated in an informal General Affairs Council (GAC) meeting in Bucharest, Romania. The meeting discussed the multiannual financial framework and the EU’s strategic agenda for the next five years.
On 12 March, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius took part in the Nordic-Baltic (NB8) Meeting of Secretaries of State in Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland. The meeting discussed regional co-operation, security, transatlantic relations, Brexit, and other topical items on the international agenda.