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On 1st October 2020, Lithuania took the floor at the 45th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in interactive dialogue with the Dėputy High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in Ukraine.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania allocated EUR 17, 000 in humanitarian aid to Palestine, in order to help reduce the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be transferred to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

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Intervention by the Nordic and Baltic states delivered by the Ambassador Andrius Krivas, Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva during an Interactive Dialogue with Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ilze Brands Kehris on the report of the Secretary-General on cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights.

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On 29 September, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Dalius Čekuolis participated in an informal videoconfrence of EU Development Ministers.

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On 29 September, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius met with Clément Beaune, French State Secretary for European Affairs, who arrived in Lithuania as part of the delegation led by the President of France Emmanuel Macron.

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On 29 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Foreign Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian in Vilnius. The Foreign Ministers discussed bilateral relations, the situation in Belarus and Ukraine, the relationship with Russia, security situation in the region and the South Caucasus, relevant items on the European Union and international agenda.

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On 28 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of Finland to Lithuania Arja Inkeri Makkonen.

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On September 28, Lithuania, together with the co-chairs of the United Nations Group of Friends for the Protection of Journalists, France and Greece, released the Joint Statement on the situation of journalists in Belarus. The Joint Statement was supported by more than fifty United Nations Member States, and the European Union.

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On 28 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of Norway to Lithuania Ole Terje Horpestad.

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On 28 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the new Ambassador of Estonia to Lithuania Kai Kaarelson.

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On 25 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in a virtual ministerial meeting of the Alliance for Multilateralism on the occasion of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The event offered a platform for a discussion on the role of multilateralism for the recovery from COVID-19.

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On 25 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius held a meeting with the Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the Military Committee of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

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On 25 September, Lithuania's representatives and the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the European and Eurasian Bureau at the U.S. Department of State Georg P. Kent discussed the situation in Belarus and the region, possibilities for providing support to the Belarusian civil society, other relevant issues of the Lithuanian-US relationship, and international security policy.

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On the margins of the high-level General Debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly on 24 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended a virtual event commemorating the 15th anniversary of the adoption by heads of state and government of the responsibility to protect populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity at the United Nations World Summit in 2005.

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On 24 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius held a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Stef Blok. The meeting focused on bilateral relations, the situation in Belarus and Ukraine,  the relationship with Russia, the security situation in the region, and topical items on the EU’s agenda.

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