Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis to attend the NATO Foreign Ministers' meeting in Riga
From 30 November to 1 December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis is attending the NATO Foreign Ministers' meeting in Riga, Latvia.
The meeting will focus on Russia's aggressive actions, including the amassing of troops along the Ukrainian borders and the Belarusian hybrid operation on the borders of Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland. NATO Foreign Ministers will discuss NATO's further deterrence and defence measures, support for partners that are experiencing pressure from Russia, as well as the situation in Afghanistan and the Western Balkans.
Foreign Ministers will also discuss NATO’s new Strategic Concept, the key threats and the Alliance's long-term adaptation to the guidelines of the changing strategic environment.
A meeting with representatives of NATO candidate countries — Georgia and Ukraine — will also take place in Riga. The participants of the meeting will exchange their views on the security situation in the Black Sea region and the strengthening of cooperation.
In addition, Landsbergis will hold meetings with the Secretary of State of the United States of America Anthony Blinken, Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom Liz Truss, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Anniken Huitfeldt, and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland Þórdís Kolbrún R. Gylfadóttir to discuss bilateral cooperation and security policy issues.