Azubalis to discuss Lithuania’s activities within the United Nations in New York

  • 2012-03-19

VILNIUS – On March 19-21, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Audronius Azubalis is paying a visit to New York, where he will present Lithuania’s long-term objectives within the United Nations and will discuss the country’s activities within this organization related to its upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2013.

During his visit, Azubalis will hold meetings with representatives of various countries to the United Nations and heads of regional organizations to discuss the priorities and achievements of Lithuania’s multilateral policy, perspectives and directions for cooperation in the United Nations, important issues of global policy and the role of the UN in tackling a range of crises.

The Minister will also present Lithuania’s aspirations for the UN, including the candidature of Lithuania to the post of the President of the 67th session of UN General Assembly and to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2014-2015.

Azubalis will meet with representatives from the U.S. Jewish organizations and will discuss with them the projects that are dedicated to the perpetuation of the memory of the victims of the Holocaust in Lithuania.