On 6-7 February, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will be paying a working visit to Poland.
Linkevičius will meet with Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski to discuss relations between Lithuania and Poland, important issues related to the implementation of the Eastern Partnership, the EU agenda, Lithuania’s upcoming Presidency of the EU Council, security policy and other issues.
Linkevičius will also visit Sejny and meet with Lithuanians living in Poland.
The Lithuanian delegation led by the Foreign Minister will be paying a visit to the neighbouring country at the invitation of Polish Foreign Minister Sikorski.
Poland and Lithuania maintain intensive economic ties. From January to November 2012, the Lithuanian-Polish trade turnover amounted to 12.1 billion Litas. Poland is Lithuania’s third largest partner for imports and fifth for exports. According to estimates of foreign direct investment in Lithuania, Poland took the second place.
Both countries are implementing joint energy and infrastructure projects, reinforcing youth cooperation and developing cultural ties.