On 5 March, representatives of Polish and Lithuanian Foreign Ministries met in Vilnius to discuss security policy issues.
The delegations were led by Director of the Transatlantic Cooperation and Security Policy Department Gediminas Varvuolis and Director of the Department of Security Policy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland Adam Bugajski. The officials discussed cooperation of the two countries within NATO, arms control and non-proliferation, nuclear and energy security issues.
In the run-up to Lithuania’s Presidency of the EU Council, the officials exchanged views on the EU Common Security and Defence Policy. Bugajski expressed support for Lithuania’s goals for the EU Common Security and Defence Policy.
Varvuolis stressed Poland’s important role in ensuring international and regional security and thanked the country for participating in the NATO Air Policing mission in the Baltic States. In addition, the officials exchanged views on joint regional projects in the field of security policy.