Lithuania’s formin to discuss Russia’s aggression, situation in Ukraine with EU colleagues

  • 2023-04-24
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis will attend the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Monday.

The Council intends to discuss Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine, the EU action plan on the geopolitical consequences of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, support for Moldova, and the situation in Tunisia and Sudan, the Foreign Ministry said in a press release.

The Council will also discuss the situation in Ukraine, joint procurement of ammunition for Ukraine, plans for further EU funding through the European Peace Facility, the progress of the EU Military Assistance Mission in Ukraine, the need to ensure the continuity of training of Ukrainian military forces, Russia’s accountability and the EU’s sanctions against Russia.

Also, the ministers will exchange views on implementing the EU action plan on the geopolitical consequences of the Russian war of aggression, which was adopted in July 2022, and deeper engagement with third countries.

Together with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejcinovic Buric, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iceland, Thordis Kolbrun Reykfjord Gylfadottir, ministers will discuss preparations for the Council of Europe in Reykjavik, and with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ilia Darchiashvili — regional security issues, the country’s domestic situation and European aspirations.