2011-10-27 On 26 October 2011 President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the informal meeting of members of the European Council
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the informal European Council meeting to discuss a comprehensive set of measures for controlling the euro zone debt crisis. The euro zone countries submitted to the European Council concrete measures how to consolidate – using the EU’s available instruments to a maximum extent – public finances and stabilize the banking sector.
The heads of state or government of the European Union countries, gathered in the capital of Belgium, discussed the EU economy revival and finance stabilization measures and debated how to solve the issues relevant for the euro zone. According to the President, the European Union has all the necessary measures to cope with the existing economic hardships – the member states should only find the political will to implement such measures.
2011-10-09 Official visit by President Dalia Grybauskaitė to the Republic of Kazakhstan, 7-8 October 2011
President Dalia Grybauskaitė left for the first official visit to Kazakhstan where she met with President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Prime Minister Karim Massimov and the Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament, Ural Mukhamedzhanov, and opened the Lithuanian-Kazakh Business Forum where a bilateral business council was established. The President also unveiled a commemorative stone at ALZHIR (Akmolinsk camp for traitors’ wives in the Gulag system), the place where Lithuanian women had been exiled, and met with the Lithuanian community in Kazakhstan.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the Eastern Partnership Summit in Warsaw where prospects for cooperation between the European Union and six Eastern European states - Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan - as well as further actions to accelerate reforms in EU's Eastern neighboring countries and their integration into Europe were discussed.
2011-09-25 Working visit by President Dalia Grybauskaitė to the United Nations, New York, 22-24 September 2011
President Dalia Grybauskaitė left for New York to attend the General Debate of the 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly which this year had the theme “The Role of Mediation in the Settlement of Disputes by Peaceful Means”.
After completing her working visit to Germany, President Dalia Grybauskaitė arrived on a three day state visit in Iceland where she met with Icelandic leaders. She also visited the historic Hofdi House, which had a deep symbolic meaning for Lithuania since it was namely there that the agreements reestablishing diplomatic relations between the three Baltic States and Iceland were signed. Dalia Grybauskaitė presented the Honorary Consul of Lithuania, Professor Arnor Hannibalson, with a Lithuanian state decoration.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė had a meeting with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel in Magdeburg. They discussed the economic and financial situation in the European Union and the implementation of energy projects important for Lithuania and Europe. During their bilateral meeting, Angela Merkel assured the President once again, like she did a year ago when she visited Lithuania, that Germany understood very well Lithuania’s aspirations for energy security.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the President of Parliament and Acting President of Moldova, Marian Lupu, and Prime Minister Vlad Filat to discuss bilateral relations, cooperation between Moldova and the European Union, Moldova's progress in implementing fundamental domestic structural reforms, and possible ways of resolving the protracted conflict in Transnistria.
Invited by German President Christian Wulf, President Dalia Grybauskaitė visited Berlin, after which she went to Brussels to attend a two-day meeting of the European Council. In their bilateral meeting German President Christian Wulf and President Grybauskaitė discussed energy security, bilateral cooperation and EU financial policy issues.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves in Tartu to discuss issues of topical concern for Lithuania and Estonia: energy and cyber security as well as ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the region, the European Union and NATO. "The successful development of the Baltic States and regional economic growth is possible only by ensuring energy and cyber security; therefore, we have to be adequately prepared to respond to new threats," the President said during the meeting.
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