Polish, Lithuanian PMs discuss regional security, Belarus

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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and his Lithuanian counterpart Ingrida Simonyte have discussed bilateral relations and cooperation, regional security and the situation in Belarus.

During a phone conversation, Morawiecki and Simonyte spoke about bilateral economic, energy and infrastructural cooperation as well as about Transatlantic relations, the Polish PM's Office reported in a statement on Tuesday.

Referring to the situation in Belarus, the two prime ministers expressed their countries' support for democratic changes in that country.

The PM's Office stated that this was the first conversation of the two prime ministers after the Lithuanian Seimas (parliament - PAP) had approved the programme and composition of the new government led by Ingrida Simonyte on December 11.

"Poland and Lithuania have been linked by common historical experiences, similar views on many EU questions and their strategic partnership, which has been manifested by intergovernmental consultations chaired by the prime ministers of the two countries," the PM's Office wrote.