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FCO Minister marks 20th anniversary of re-establishment of relations with Lithuania

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The 27th of August marks the 20th anniversary of the re-establishment of regular diplomatic relations between the UK and Lithuania.

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Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham sent the Lithuanian government the following message:

“The UK sends greetings to Lithuania to mark the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the re-establishment of regular diplomatic relations between our two countries. Lithuania has made tremendous progress since regaining independence more than two decades ago in rebuilding a free, prosperous and democratic society.

We look forward to developing further our excellent relations with Lithuania. We are pleased to stand alongside Lithuania as a fellow member of the European Union and NATO.”

Published 27 August 2011