- 2020-01-16 to 2020-01-17 On 16 -17 January, the Minister Linas Linkevičius takes part in the Snow Meeting that brings together Lithuanian and foreign security policy experts
- 2020-01-17 On 17 January at 1 p.m., the Foreign Minister holds a press conference on the margins of the Snow Meeting
- 2020-01-19 On 19 January, the Minister Linas Linkevičius leaves for Brussels
On 10 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels. The Council was briefed on the latest developments in Iraq, including through an exchange with the Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg, and discussed the role of the EU in de-escalating heightened tensions in the Middle East region.
On 10 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will attend an extraordinary meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels. The Council will discuss current affairs and exchange views on recent events in Iraq, focusing on ways to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East region.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated his Austrian counterpart Alexander Schallenberg on the appointment as Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs. L. Linkevičius wished him strength and success in fulfilling his responsibilities, and in encountering new challenges at work.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania has allocated additional EUR 10, 000 for humanitarian aid to Albania. The funds will be transferred to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
On 16 December, the Ambassador of Lithuania to Romania and Bulgaria Violeta Motulaitė presented her letters of credence to the President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev.
On 16 December, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Neris Germanas participated in the 14th Asia and Europe Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEM) in Madrid, Spain.
On 13 December, the Ambassador of Lithuania to Australia Gediminas Varvuolis opened the Honorary Consulate of Lithuania in Darwin. Egle Garrick, an active member of the Lithuanian World Community, was appointed as the Honorary Consul of Lithuania in the Northern Territory.
On 13 December, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania hosted an event of the charity campaign "Maltesers soup" for the sixth time already. All money raised will go to assist elderly people in Lithuania who are lonely.
On December 9-12, at the 33rd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva Lithuania reiterated its support for the activities of the movement and announced its contribution to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) activities in Ukraine.
On 10 December, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Neris Germanas met with Afshan Khan, UNICEF Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant Crisis.
On 10 December, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius attended the General Affairs Council in Brussels, which focused on the multiannual financial framework (MFF) for 2021-2027.
On 10 December, the Ambassador of Lithuania Gediminas Varvuolis presented his letters of credence to the Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi.
On 9 December, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Neris Germanas met with the Cuban journalist, human rights defender, winner of the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought Guillermo Fariñas, and Omar Lopez, Human Rights Director at the Cuban American National Foundation.
On 9 December in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Foreign Affairs Council, which focused on human rights issues and the EU-Africa relationship.
On 5 December, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius met with the State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Andreja Metelko-Zgombić.