Lithuanian President to visit Azerbaijan and Armenia

Lithuanian President to visit Azerbaijan and Armenia

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda will visit Baku on May 18, where he will hold a meeting with President Ilham Aliyev. The sides will discuss bilateral cooperation in energy and economy, the security situation in the Caucasus region and cooperation between Azerbaijan and the European Union, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Turan News, citing the press service of the Lithuanian leader.

Nauseda and Aliyev will also attend a Lithuanian-Azerbaijani business forum following which the Lithuanian President will meet with Prime Minister Ali Asadov and Lithuanians living in Azerbaijan.

According to the same source, Nauseda will travel to Yerevan on May 19 to meet with Armenian President Vahagn Khachaturyan, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Parliament Speaker Alen Simonyan.

The meetings will discuss the security situation in the Caucasus region, democratic reforms in the country, EU-Armenia cooperation in the Eastern Partnership format, as well as bilateral relations between Lithuania and Armenia.

Also, Nauseda will meet with the Armenian Patriarch Garegin II and the Lithuanian community.

First Lady Diana Nausedienė will accompany the President on her tour. She will meet with the spouses of the two countries’ leaders and participate in the presentation of social and cultural projects, the Lithuanian side said.

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