Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife, Agata Kornhauser-Duda, arrived in Vilnius on Thursday to attend the burial of the remains of insurgents who took part in the Polish 1863 January Uprising against Russia.
Polish State Railways (PKP PLK) and Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai) have signed an agreement to cooperate on issues regarding safety on the Lithuanian section of the international Rail Baltica route.
The foreign ministers of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Romania wrote in a joint declaration published on the 80th anniversary of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact that it led to the outbreak of World War II and doomed half of Europe to decades of misery.
The current visit by the Lithuanian president is an important sign of friendship for us, Polish President Andrzej Duda said during a joint press conference after meeting with Gitanas Nauseda, the newly elected President of Lithuania.
One of the largest battles in medieval Europe, and widely considered one of the most important victories in Polish and Lithuanian history, the 15th July 1410 conflict shifted the balance of power in Central and Eastern Europe and marked the rise of the Polish–Lithuanian union as the dominant political and military force in the region.
Gitanas Nauseda, sworn in as Lithuania's president on Friday, is to pay an official visit to Warsaw with his wife, Diana Nausediene, on Tuesday. It will be the new presidential couple's first foreign visit.
The speakers of the Polish and Lithuanian parliaments on Sunday marked the 450th anniversary of the signing of the historic union between the two nations that created the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, one of the largest and most populous states in Europe.
The exhibition "Polish Ambassador to Japan Tadeusz Romer and Jewish War Refugees in the Far East" opened at Sugihara House in Kaunas, Lithuania, on Wednesday. According to its organisers, it presents the heroic actions taken by the Polish diplomat in Japan.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, who began a two-day visit to Poland on Thursday, laid wreaths at the monument of the Union of Lublin, in Lublin, eastern Poland, on Friday.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Thursday afternoon started her two-day visit to Poland. She was officially welcomed by Polish President Andrzej Duda in the courtyard of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw.