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    Lithuanian formin to attend UN Security Council debate in New York

    VILNIUS, May 16, BNS – Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius is leaving for New York to attend a UN Security Council debate on the role of international law on peace and security on Thursday.

    The Lithuanian minister will attend the debate at the invitation of the president of Poland which is a non-permanent Council member in 2018-2020 and chairs the Council in May.

    Linkevicius is also scheduled to meet with Rosemary Anne DiCarlo, UN under-secretary-general for political affairs, and Jean-Pierre Lacroix , under-secretary-general for peacekeeping operations, Lithuania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

    During the meetings, Linkevicius plans to discuss the UN agenda's priorities important for Lithuania as well as the Baltic country's participation in UN peacekeeping missions.

    The foreign minister will also have breakfast with business representatives and discuss Lithuania's economy, possible exports and investment directions.

    Linkevicius will be in New York until Friday.

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    • Published: 16.05.2018 10:46
    • LETA, BNS
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