Prime Minister: Relations between the US and Lithuania are closer than ever


2019 07 10

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with the United States Ambassador to Lithuania Anne Hall to thank her for her efforts in strengthening relations between Lithuania and the United States.

‘Congratulations on the Order for Merits to Lithuania.  Incumbent ambassadors are rarely awarded with this kind of decorations, which only confirms your exceptional achievements. I also want to wish you every success in your career and in your personal life’, said the Prime Minister.
According to Saulius Skvernelis, the US-Lithuanian relations have never been so close. Strengthening relations with the US in all areas is a priority for Lithuania.
Security and defence cooperation were among the key issues on the meeting agenda. The Prime Minister thanked the United States for its active diplomatic support for important energy projects.
The Head of Government welcomed the positive trends in Lithuania-USA commercial cooperation, particularly noting investments from reputed US companies.