Lithuanian president to go to Poland to discuss Ukraine support

  • 2022-11-09
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS - Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda will on Thursday pay a two-day working visit to Poland where he will discuss support for Ukraine and regional security issues with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda.

On the first day of his visit, Nauseda is scheduled to attend a second meeting of the Lithuanian-Polish Presidential Council to review bilateral relations, discuss ways to enhance support to Ukraine as it's fighting Russian aggression, defense and security cooperation, and cooperation under the Three Seas Initiative.

On Friday, Nauseda will attend events to mark Poland's Independence Day and will deliver a speech together Duda at a ceremony in Warsaw's Pilsudski Square, the Lithuanian president's spokesman Ridas Jasiulionis told BNS.

A separate program is planned for Lithuania's First Lady Diana Nausediene. She is scheduled to visit a charity center for Ukrainian families together with Polish First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda. Nausediene will also meet with the staff of a Lithuanian-language school in Warsaw, representatives of the Center for Baltic Studies at the University of Warsaw and members of ta Lithuanian book lovers club in Warsaw.

Nauseda and Duda established the Lithuanian-Polish Presidential Council was in 2020 during the Polish president's visit to Vilnius to strengthen bilateral cooperation and cooperation within the EU and NATO.