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POLITICS

Lithuania and Vietnam strengthen cooperation

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the Vice President of Vietnam, Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh, to discuss bilateral relations, economic contacts, cooperation between the EU and Vietnam, global security, and UN agenda issues, including equal opportunities and women's engagement in political and economic activities. More

 

Lithuania opens its Honorary Consulate in Turku

On 23 October, the 3d Honorary Consulate of Lithuania in Finland was officially opened in Turku. During the opening ceremony, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius said that the new Honorary Consulate would contribute to the promotion of economic and bilateral ties between Lithuania and Finland. More

  

Lithuanian and Polish officials hold political consultations, adjust positions on EU and NATO issues

On 25 October, the political consultations between the Lithuanian and Polish Foreign Ministries’ Political Directors – Asta Skaisgirytė and Witold Sobków – were held in Vilnius. The Political Directors adjusted their positions on topical issues related to the EU and NATO policy, and discussed bilateral cooperation. More 

 

ECONOMY

Lithuania’s Modus Energy to invest EUR 45 mln in solar power in Poland

Modus Energy, the renewable energy arm of Lithuania's car business, real estate development and energy group Modus Group, is set to invest 45 million euros in solar power plants in Poland. More

 

 

Lithuania and Luxembourg strengthen innovative businesses

On October 26 President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg opened the first ever Lithuania-Luxembourg business forum aimed at providing fresh opportunities to strengthen bilateral business contacts and promote economic cooperation with one of the most advanced and entrepreneurial countries in Europe. More

 

Klaipeda remains Baltics' No 1 container port

Klaipeda remained the number one seaport in the Baltic countries in terms of container handling in January through September 2017. More

 

 

 

CULTURE, TOURISM AND SOCIETY:

Thousands of Jewish documents lost during the Holocaust discovered

A trove of 170,000 Jewish documents thought to have been destroyed by the Nazis during World War II has been found. The New York-based YIVO Institute for Jewish Research announced the find, which contains unpublished manuscripts by famous Yiddish writers as well as religious and community documents. Among the finds are letters written by Sholem Aleichem, a postcard by Marc Chagall, and poems and manuscripts by Chaim Grade. More

 

Embassy of Lithuania organized the annual basketball tournament

The 14th Ambassador’s Cup Basketball Tournament, organized by the Embassy of Lithuania together with Lithuanian Athletic Union of North America took place in Fort Washington, Maryland on October 21st. This year’s Tournament was dedicated to the Year of Sport in Lithuania. More

 

 

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