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Dutch State Visit to Lithuania 


President Dalia Grybauskaitė and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands – Picture by Lithuanian Presidency.

13-15 June 2018, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania: At the invitation of the President of Lithuania,  H.E. Ms.  Dalia Grybauskaitė, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands paid a state visit to the Republic of Lithuania on the evening of Wednesday 13 and on Friday 15 June 2018 accompanied by H.E. Foreign Minister Stef Blok.

Parallel to the state visit, a separate economic programmes explored the potential for expanding economic partnership. In Lithuania the focus was on partnerships in energy, with Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag attending the parallel economic programme.

Another theme was military cooperation within NATO.

The state visit to Lithuania was suspended on Thursday 14 June, when the three countries commemorate the victims of the first mass Soviet deportations of Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians to Siberia in 1941, but resumed on Friday, 15 June.

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