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Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis to attend a meeting of NATO Foreign Affairs Ministers

Created: 2024.04.02 / Updated: 2024.04.03 08:17

On April 3-4 in Brussels, Belgium, Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gabrielius Landsbergis, will attend a meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs 75 years after NATO was founded.

During the meeting, the Foreign Ministers will discuss preparations for the NATO summit in Washington, D.C., on 9-11 July, allied support for Ukraine, threats posed by Russia, challenges arising from the South, and the Alliance’s engagement in the region.

A meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Council will also take place in Brussels, during which Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba will present the country’s most urgent defensive needs, discuss the situation in the country, allied support and the implementation of priority reforms on Ukraine’s NATO membership path.

A meeting of the North Atlantic Council with Indo-Pacific Partners, including representatives of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and the Republic of Korea, as well as the European Union, will focus on the security situation in the region and the strengthening of cooperation on hybrid threats, cybersecurity, technology, etc.

Meetings of the Foreign Ministers of the Nordic and Baltic states (NB8) and of the Foreign Ministers of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia with their German counterpart are also scheduled in Brussels.

On April 4, Foreign Ministers will attend NATO’s 75th anniversary celebration. The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was established in Washington, D.C., on April 4, 1949. Sweden will participate in the NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting as a full-fledged member for the first time after formally joining the Alliance on March 7.

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