Today morning near Turin, Italy, a truck owned by a Lithuanian company was hit by a passenger train on a level crossing. During the accident, three wagons became derailed. According to the police, the driver of the truck is a Lithuanian citizen. He was able to jump out of the truck and was not injured.
On 28 November in Vilnius, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius presented the exequatur to the producer, songwriter, performer and public figure Jurgis Didžiulis, enabling him to carry out the duties of the Honorary Consul of Colombia in Lithuania. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius signed the exequatur, taking into account the decision by the President of Colombia and the head of diplomacy.
Lithuania opened its Honorary Consulate in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city. It is headed by the entrepreneur Miguel Weisson Chiriboga.
On 26 June, the Honorary Consulate of Lithuania was officially opened in Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. It is headed by the lawyer and entrepreneur Raúlis Neptalí Jaramillo Andrade.