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.
The "Polish Media in Lithuania 1944-2020" exhibition was opened at the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius on Monday.
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.
Poland and Lithuania want the Rail Baltica route to link Poland, the Baltic States and Finland by 2026. A declaration to this effect was signed on Thursday in Vilnius by Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk and Lithuanian Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevic.
The Polish and Lithuanian prime ministers, Mateusz Morawiecki and Saulius Skvernelis, signed a declaration in Vilnius on Thursday stating that the two countries' support the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Belarus.
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.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will travel to Vilnius on Wednesday, where Polish-Lithuanian intergovernmental consultations will take place on Thursday. A declaration will also be signed on the strategic partnership of both countries and on Belarus.
Before his Wednesday visit to the White House, Polish President Andrzej Duda conducted talks with Vilnius, while his top aide Krzysztof Szczerski spoke with Kiev and is due to talk with US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien, Szczerski told PAP on Tuesday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said after a meeting with his Lithuanian counterpart Gitanas Nauseda in Vilnius on Thursday that the sanctions imposed on Russia should be upheld.