Prime Minister extends greetings to Armenia on Independence Day


2023 09 21


Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė has extended greetings to Armenia on its Independence Day, the 21st of September.

The Head of Government has expressed her regret that the occasion is overshadowed by the renewed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, and that Armenia continues to face security threats while stability in the South Caucasus remains fragile.

‘Let me reassure you, Prime Minister, of Lithuania’s continued commitment to helping strengthen Armenia’s resilience against external and internal threats though democratic reforms and to further broaden bilateral contracts between our countries and our people, as well as deepen Armenia’s ties with the European Union. Today, as Europe faces mounting challenges to its security, democracy, and core values, democracies must unite and stand together more firmly than ever in support of each other and in defence of the rules-based world order. Armenia’s peace is within the democratic community, and we join our partners and allies in sincere wish for your country to succeed in securing it’, reads Prime Minister’s letter to Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.

On the occasion of the Independence Day of Armenia, the Head of Government has wished Armenia peace and prosperity, expressing her hope for a peaceful resolution to the conflict, ensuring enduring independence and sovereignty of the country and a prosperous future for its people.