Lithuanian formin to discuss upcoming Vilnius summit, Ukraine support with NATO colleagues

  • 2023-04-05
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis will discuss preparations for the NATO summit due to take place in Vilnius in July as well as support for Ukraine with his counterparts from the Alliance’s member states in Brussels on Tuesday.

Brussels will on Tuesday also host an official ceremony to mark the accession of Finland to NATO as its full-fledged member.

Finland's flag will then be raised outside NATO headquarters alongside those of the alliance's 30 other member countries before a gathering of NATO foreign ministers, which will bring together top diplomats from 31 members of the Alliance for the first time.

The ministers will also discuss strengthening of cooperation with Indo-Pacific partners, including Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and South Korea.

A meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission is also scheduled to take place and is due to be attended by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. Participants of the meeting will discuss Ukraine’s needs for fighting Russia’s aggression as well as the reforms implemented in Ukraine.