Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis extends greetings to Finland’s new Prime Minister


2019 06 06

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Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has extended sincere greetings on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania to Finland’s new Prime Minister Antti Rinne, wishing him every success, wisdom and resolve when working for the good of the country and of all Europe.

‘Lithuania attaches great importance to the development of intensive close relations between our nations in the bilateral cooperation and the Nordic-Baltic community. I do sincerely believe that during your term of office Lithuania and Finland will continue to work together to strengthen our existing partnership. After the European Parliament elections, the European Union is on the verge of its new political cycle. Finland’s presidency of the Council of the European Union will play an important role in shaping the political priorities of the European Union for years to come. Lithuania is ready to be your trustworthy partner in working closely with you to address the expectations for strong and successful European Union expressed by its citizens’, reads Prime Minister’s letter.

The Prime Minister has expressed his best wishes for all the people of Finland.