США и Литва обсудили двусторонние связи и ситуацию в Украине

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met in Washington with Lithuanian colleague Gabrielus Landsbergis.

Based on the results of the meeting, the ministers discussed the bilateral relations of the United States and Lithuania as two NATO participants, as well as the topic of support for Ukraine.

The interlocutors agreed on the need to continue the course for strict sanctions against Russia.

It was also made an obligation to hold accountable involved in the actions of Moscow in Ukraine. “In order to alleviate the suffering of the Ukrainian people, it is necessary to continue the support of Kyiv,” the heads of diplomacy at a joint at a briefing emphasized.

Both ministers called on Russia to “urgently put an end to the war.”

The USA and Lithuania will work together to increase the “power of deterrence and defense” of NATO in front of the alliance summit in Vilnius, they assured Blinken and Landsbergis.

also expressed concern about the “economic pressure of China, provocative attitude and ignoring the status quo in the Taiwan Strait.”