Freedom Defender’s Day, commemorated in Lithuania on the 13th January each year, honours those killed 30 years ago when unarmed civilians in Vilnius stood up to defend Lithuanian independence against Soviet forces attempting to seize control.
President Andrzej Duda has said the Three Seas Initiative could help Poland and Lithuania “rebuild” their economies after the coronavirus pandemic has receded.
The Polish and Lithuanian Presidents Andrzej Duda and Gitanas Nauseda, respectively, have said that bilateral relations have been and will remain stable and friendly and also discussed the situation in Belarus.
The presidents of Poland, Lithuania, and Romania have appealed to the EU to enlarge its aid package designed to help a democratic economic transformation of Belarus.
Polish President Andrzej Duda is considering imposing national sanctions on Belarus, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on Friday after a telephone conversation with his Polish counterpart.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki held a meeting with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda on Thursday in Vilnius after which he laid wreaths with Lithuanian PM Saulius Skvernelis at the monument of Polish and Lithuanian heroes at Vilnius's Rasos Cemetery.
The presidents of Poland and Lithuania have agreed to act together and strive to implement a three-point plan for the region's leaders to help resolve the political crisis in Belarus, the Polish President's top aide said on Wednesday.
The Polish and Lithuanian presidents have appealed to the Belarusian authorities to fully recognise and observe democratic standards, to stop violence, and to respect fundamental freedoms and human and civil rights.
President Andrzej Duda after his Sunday victory in the presidential election received scores of congratulatory message from world leaders.
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda will visit Poland on July 15 to mark the anniversary of the 1410 Battle of Grunwald, in which Polish-Lithuanian forces defeated the German–Prussian Teutonic Knights, Polish presidential aide Krzysztof Szczerski said on Monday.