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  • Ukraine's Future

    Ukraine's Future

    Secretary Kerry (Apr. 17): "The Ukrainian people now deserve a right to choose their own future. The international community remains firmly by their side as they travel the difficult, democratic path to prosperity and to peace."

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  • Delegation of U.S. Senators Visits Lithuania

    Delegation of U.S. Senators Visits Lithuania

    A U.S. Congressional delegation including Senators John McCain, John Barrasso, John Hoeven, and Ron Johnson, visited Lithuania on April 16th. While in Lithuania, the delegation met with President Dalia Grybauskaite, and representatives of the Lithuanian government, parliament, and Armed Forces.

  • President Obama’s Call with President Putin

    President Obama’s Call with President Putin

    At Moscow’s request, on April 14th President Obama spoke with Russian President Putin about the situation in Ukraine and expressed grave concern about Russian government support for the actions of armed, pro-Russian separatists who threaten to undermine and destabilize the government of Ukraine.

  • NATO's New Challenge

    NATO's New Challenge

    Congressman Adam Schiff (March 28): "It is not a happy birthday for NATO, but the events of the last month have demonstrated the Alliance's continued vitality and central importance. After 65 years, it wears its age well."

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  • NATO’s 65th Anniversary

    NATO’s 65th Anniversary

    President Obama (March 26): "For more than 60 years, we have come together in NATO -- not to claim other lands, but to keep nations free. What we will do -- always -- is uphold our solemn obligation, our Article 5 duty to defend the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our allies."

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  • Non-lethal Military Assistance to Ukraine
    Non-lethal Military Assistance to Ukraine

    On April 17th, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak to discuss issues of mutual importance as well as non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine.  

  • Geneva Statement on Ukraine
    Geneva Statement on Ukraine

    The following Joint Statement was released by the United States, the European Union, Ukraine, and Russia (April 17): "Geneva meeting on the situation in Ukraine agreed on initial concrete steps to de-escalate tensions and restore security for all citizens". 

  • U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Samantha Power at a Security Council Session on Ukraine
    U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Samantha Power at a Security Council Session on Ukraine

    Samantha Power (April 16): "Let us be clear: the actions the world witnessed in Crimea – and the denials of Russian involvement in the lead-up to its illegal annexation and occupation – are repeating themselves in eastern Ukraine." 

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Additional Assistance for Ukraine
    Additional Assistance for Ukraine

    On April 14th, the U.S. and Ukraine signed a loan guarantee agreement intended to unlock $1 billion in financing for the Government of Ukraine and bolster its ability to provide critical services as it implements necessary reforms, while protecting vulnerable Ukrainians from the impact of much-needed economic adjustments. 

  • No Longer Business as Usual: U.S. Sanctions
    No Longer Business as Usual: U.S. Sanctions

    President Obama has issued three Executive Orders and we have imposed targeted sanctions on three tranches of persons most directly involved in destabilizing Ukraine and those who have provided material support to Russian leadership.  Ukraine-related Sanctions »

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Vice President Biden to Travel to Ukraine
    Vice President Biden to Travel to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON, DC (April 12) – The Vice President will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, for meetings with government leaders and members of civil society on Tuesday, April 22nd to underscore strong support for a united, democratic Ukraine that makes its own choices about its future path.  

  • Ukraine: Confronting Internal Challenges and External Threats
    Ukraine: Confronting Internal Challenges and External Threats

    Assistant Secretary Nuland (April 9): "...Today Ukraine is a frontline state in the struggle for freedom and all the principles Helsinki commission holds dear. ...The United States stands with Ukraine in its efforts to forge its own path forward to a freer, peaceful, and unified future."  Video »

  • Annual English Language Public Speaking Competition
    Annual English Language Public Speaking Competition

    On April 8th, Management Officer Robert Collins served as one of the judges for the Annual Public Speaking Competition at Salomejos Neries Gymnasium. The topic for this year’s competition was “To Be Human is to Discuss”. 

  • International Roma Day
    International Roma Day

    Secretary Kerry (April 8): "Today of all days, all the American people are particularly thinking of the Roma around the world. We celebrate the rich Romani culture and contributions to our societies in Europe, the United States, and beyond." 

  • President Obama's Statement on Elections in Afghanistan
    President Obama's Statement on Elections in Afghanistan

    President Obama (April 5): "We commend the Afghan people, security forces, and elections officials on the turnout for today’s vote –- which is in keeping with the spirited and positive debate among candidates and their supporters in the run-up to the election." 

  • FAS Attache Michael Henney Attends AgroBalt Exbition
    FAS Attache Michael Henney Attends AgroBalt Exbition

    On April 4th, Foreign Agricultural Service's Attache Michael Henney visited Lithuania to participate in AgroBalt, the largest agricultural exhibition in the Baltic region. Mr. Henney shared his thoughts about possibilities for U.S.-Lithuanian cooperation in agricultural business and prospects of the growing agricultural markets of the Baltic region. 

Ambassador Deborah A. McCarthy

  • Ambassador Deborah A. McCarthy

    On January 2, 2013, the U.S. Senate confirmed President Barack Obama's nomination of Deborah A. McCarthy as Ambassador to Lithuania.

Situation in Ukraine

  • Situation in Ukraine

U.S. Approaches to Innovation

  • U.S. Approaches to Innovation

Open Calls

Trade and Investment Partnership

  • Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Travels with the Secretary

  • Travels with the Secretary

U.S.-LT Alumni Association

  • U.S.-LT Alumni Association