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On October 12th Lithuanian ambassador to Israel met with Israeli Knesset Speaker, Hon. Mickey Levy. During the meeting, parties discussed perspectives of inter-parliamentary cooperation and the exchange of the high level visits.
Speech by the Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė at the conference „A Divisive Past: The Soviet-German War and Narratives of Mass Violence in East Central Europe”.
The conference was dedicated to the memory of the recently deceased Literature Professor Irena Veisaitė.
‘What helped me keep moving forward after I managed to miraculously survive the war, was my resolute desire to tell the world what really happened. However, it seemed that no one was willing to hear about the horrific experience that I and other people had to go through. And thus bringing up the subject was completely pointless’, said survivor of the Holocaust, Professor Irena Veisaitė, in whose memory this conference is dedicated, in a book co-authored with historian Aurimas Švedas.
Sharing an unanimous statement of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania bit.ly/2Rr1Kam
אנו משתפים את ההצהרה על מתקפה של ארגון טרור חמאס נגד מדינת ישראל שהתקבלה פה אחד על ידי וועדת החוץ של סיימאס של רפובליקת ליטא.
President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda had a telephone call with President Reuven Rivlin of Israel. During their conversation, the President extended congratulations to the Israeli leader on Independence Day. He also expressed interest in the successful experience of vaccinating the Israeli population and in prospects for opening the economy.
Political consultation between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Israel and Lithuania, headed by Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel Anna Azari and Director of Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Audrius Brūzga, took place on 8 April 2021.
On the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Israel, we are sharing a joint op-ed of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel Gabi Ashkenazi, published today in "Jerusalem Post" newspaper (in English) and in Delfi portal (in Lithuanian).
On 8 January 2021 we celebrate 29th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Israel.
On 8 December Lithuanian Ambassador to Israel Lina Antanavičienė met the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and presented him with a special commemorative coin released to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of the Vilna Gaon.
On 26 November 2020 Lithuanian Ambassador Lina Antanavičienė met the President of the State of Israel Reuven Rivlin at his residence in Jerusalem.
Wide range of questions was discussed during the political consultations between Mrs. Anna Azari, Deputy Director General for European affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel, and Mrs. Diana Mickevičienė, Director of Latin America, Africa, Asia and Pacific Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, in Jerusalem on 12 February 2020.
The Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania Viktoras Pranckietis arrived to the State of Israel yesterday to attend the 5th World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem.
January the 8th is a special day in our countries‘ relations – in 1992, 28 years ago, diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Israel were established.
Ambassador Lina Antanavičienė met with the Director of Yad Vashem Archive’s Division Haim Gertner on 28 November.