Dalia Grybauskaitė And Her Baltic And Polish Counterparts To Discuss Ways To Promote Regional Partnership, In Riga



On Friday, September 10, President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė goes for a one-day working visit to Riga to attend a meeting of the Presidents of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia and to make an address at an annual security conference in the capital of Latvia. This time, the traditional meeting of the heads of the three Baltic States will also be attended by the new President of Poland, Bronislaw Komorowski.

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"In the meeting with the Presidents of the other Baltic countries and Poland, we will discuss issues important for our states and the whole region, the most important of which is a set of specific measures to ensure security and energy independence of our countries. We will also discuss ways to enhance cooperation in the Baltic Sea region and to implement efficiently the recommendations presented in the Wise Men's Report," President Dalia Grybauskaitė says.
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According to the President, every possible effort must be made to ensure successful implementation of such projects of importance for Lithuanian and other Baltic countries as the construction of the new nuclear power plant in Visaginas and electricity and gas connections.

Closer cooperation between Nordic and Baltic countries is one of the key priorities of the foreign policy pursued by the President. The NB8 Wise Men's Report produced this year - President Dalia Grybauskaitė is one of the leading initiators of the report - lays out comprehensive recommendations for efficient promotion of regional cooperation in foreign policy, security and defense, civil safety, economics, science and education, and other areas.

At the Riga Conference dedicated to security and foreign policy, President Dalia Grybauskaitė will make an address "Baltic Sea Region after Crisis: What Next?"

While in the capital of Latvia, the President will also visit a Lithuanian school, where she will meet with the schoolchildren and teachers.
Press Service of the President