The Embassy of Lithuania together with Sweden, UK and US company Twitter co-sponsored the Atlantic Council's second Global Forum on Strategic Communications and Digital Disinformation. The Forum was held on October 2-4 in Washington, DC, with one of the sessions taking part at Lithuanian Embassy. Lithuanian Prime Minister’s National Security Advisor Arnoldas Pikžirnis spoke about Lithuania's experience in countering state-sponsored propaganda during the Forum.
On 24 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius took part in the leading annual transatlantic security conference in Washington, D.C. - the CEPA Forum - and discussed cooperation between the countries of Europe and North America in response to common security challenges.
On 31 August, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the United States Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius on August 31-September 1 attended the memorial service in Washington and paid the tribute to U.S. Senator John McCain.
"John McCain throughout his incredible life embodied true patriotism, courage, ultimate fight for freedom and respect for human dignity – the fundamental values and principles that we lack so much in today's world. We have lost one the greatest moral giants of our time," said L. Linkevičius.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė, Speaker of the Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius extended condolences on the passing of U.S. Senator and dear friend of Lithuania John McCain, and wished strength and fortitude to the Senator’s family and all his friends. Lithuanian leaders also extended their condolences to all American people.
Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas concluded his week-long trip to the US by the meetings in Washington on August 14-16.
On August 11 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas and Commander of the Lithuanian Land Force Valdemaras Rupšys, on formal visits in the US, visited soldiers of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Algirdas Battalion and assigned units training at Fort Irwin Training Area and the National Training Centre of the United States.
Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania was on an official working visit to Washington DC on June 25-27th 2018. Viktoras Pranckietis met Speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan. During his visit, Speaker Pranckietis was attending a number of official meetings including a joint program held at the U.S. Congress with other parliamentary speakers from the Ukraine, Georgia and, Moldova: Andriy Parubiy, Irakli Kobakhidze, Andrian Candu respectively, and the Vice-President of the Polish Senate, Adam Bielan.
On 16 May in Washington,D.C., the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, together with the Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs and Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser, met with the U.S. President's National Security Adviser John Bolton.
On May 8, Lithuania signed a Government Security Program (GSP) contract with one of the world’s largest software and hardware manufacturers, Microsoft Corporation.
On 27 April, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated Mike Pompeo on his appointment as the new United States Secretary of State.
In the letter of congratulations, Linkevičius noted that the U.S.A. remained the key strategic ally of Lithuania in ensuring the country’s national security, developing political and economic relations, and cooperation in the field of energy security.
On 3 April in Washington, D.C., the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in a discussion on cooperation between the Baltic states and the U.S.A. The discussion was organized by a well-known think tank – the Atlantic Council.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė on April 4 attended the screening of the film “Ashes in the Snow” at the U.S. Capitol
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė on April 3 attended the ceremony of signing the memorandums of understanding between Lithuanian and U.S. operators of liquefied natural gas terminals.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė opened the Baltic-U.S. Business Forum during her official visit to the United States. The opening ceremony was held on April 3 and also attended by President Raimonds Vējonis of Latvia, President Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia and U. S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.