On 8 March, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with leaders and representatives of the key world and U.S. Jewish organizations in Washington, D.C. In a traditional meeting at the Lithuanian Embassy the Foreign Minister discussed important issues of international and bilateral cooperation, including the fight against anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred, Iran’s policy, the Middle East peace process, and the preservation of Lithuania’s Jewish heritage
On 6 March in Washington, D.C., the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, together with his Latvian and Estonian counterparts, visited the United States Congress, where they held meetings with representatives of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
On 6 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius opened the American-Lithuanian conference on air defence in the Baltic region in Washington, D.C. The publication ‘Toward Effective Air Defence in Northern Europe’ by Philip Breedlove, NATO's former Supreme Allied Commander Europe, was presented. One of the most important issues of our region’s capacities – the development of a regional air defence system – was discussed at the conference.
On 5 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, together with his Latvian and Estonian counterparts, met with the Secretary of State of the United States of America Rex Tillerson in Washington, D.C.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė will attend a summit meeting of the Baltic countries and the United States scheduled for April 3 in Washington.
U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in their congratulatory messages to the people of Lithuania underlined the friendship between the two nations and called Lithuania "one of our most important partners in promoting democracy and individual freedoms."
On February 15-18 Lithuania's Ambassador to the USA Rolandas Kriščiūnas and Embassy's team celebrated the Centennial of the restoration of the state of Lithuania in Washington DC and joined Lithuanian American communities across the East Coast in their celebrations.
Committed to honoring the past and to protecting our common peaceful future, the Embassy’s team and American Jewish Committee Rabbi Andrew Baker joined the #WeRemember campaign. On January 27 the world commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day to honors 6 millions Jews, among them almost 200.000 Lithuanian citizens Jews, who were brutally murdered during attrocities and genocide in 1933-1945. #NeverAgain
To remember and honor those killed and injured during the attack by the Soviet Army on peaceful civilians in January 1991, the screening of the movie “Vytautas Landsbergis - the Path to Freedom” was organized at the Embassy on January 13. The following day, the Embassy staff and Lithuanian community participated in the Tribute Run.
The Embassy of Lithuania in Washington hosted a debate on strengthening of ties between Western democracies and Russian civil society on 7 November 2017.
On September 29 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius has congratulated Wess Mitchell on his appointment as the new United States Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.
On September 21-22 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, visited Washignton, DC. He had meetings with the US Deputy Secretary of State, John J. Sullivan; Deputy National Security Adviser to the US President, Major General Ricky L. Waddell; and Senior Director for NATO/Europe, National Security Council, Richard J. Hooker. The Minister also participated in the annual CEPA Forum, held discussions with the think tank community.
Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the meeting of the Baltic states’ presidents and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. The meeting took place in Tallinn, Estonia, and focused on the enhancement of regional security and defense cooperation between the Baltic states and the U.S.
Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations, both personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people, to U.S. President Donald Trump on Independence Day. In her message of congratulations, President Grybauskaitė underlined that Lithuania and the United States of America are united by the same goals.
On 28 June 2017 in Washington DC, Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, together with the Speakers of the Parliaments of the Nordic and Baltic countries, met with Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader and the members of the Congress Alcee Hastings, Jim Costa, Lois Frankel, Gregory Meeks, Randy Hultgtren.