Gabrielius Landsbergis

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Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Belarusian regime is becoming more and more unpredictable. It poses a threat not only to its immediate neighbours, but also to the entire European Union,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "This is weaponised migration that is directly aimed at Lithuania. The reason? It's quite easy to guess. We are outspoken, we shelter the main opposition leaders [from Belarus]," External link

irishsun Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wesh Monday, June 14, 2021 11:40:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wcvb Monday, June 14, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

hjnews Monday, June 14, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

Koat Monday, June 14, 2021 11:16:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wyff4 Monday, June 14, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wxii12 Monday, June 14, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wmur Monday, June 14, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

kcci Monday, June 14, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wlwt Monday, June 14, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

eagletribune Monday, June 14, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

ABCnews Monday, June 14, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 14, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

independent-UK Monday, June 14, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wftv Monday, June 14, 2021 9:38:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

clickondetroit Monday, June 14, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “When such a statement was adopted 30 years ago, Denmark was the country that undertook a commitment to fully support the aspirations of the Baltic states that had just regained their independence. Today, the Baltic states and Denmark commit themselves to cooperate in a wide range of fields as equal partners united by shared values and shared goals. This is evidenced by the road to maturity that we have covered over the last three decades,” External link

newskitchen Friday, June 4, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : ”While watching the developments around us, we must think in what place we could have been ourselves. It is our moral duty to support the struggle for freedom, democracy, and human rights in our neighbouring countries,” External link

newskitchen Friday, June 4, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I hope the day will come when we will not have to talk about the release of political prisoners to our neighbours, but today is not that day,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lukashenko’s regime has shown that its actions may pose a threat to the Alliance’s citizens. NATO should pay more attention to developments and processes in Belarus and to the deepening Russo-Belarusian military integration,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Secretary General ) : “Lithuania supports the proposals put forward by NATO’s Secretary General that will help to strengthen the transatlantic unity, allied resilience and partnership with its closest partners, such as Ukraine and Georgia. It is of great importance that the issue of strengthening the Alliance’s deterrence and defence posture is included in the package of proposals,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We highly appreciate this visit by the U.S. Senators. There are two dictators raging next door. I have made it very clear that America’s greater role in ensuring security in the region was now even more important than ever before. Against the backdrop of the deteriorating situation of human rights, the ongoing persecution of the opposition in Belarus, the recent hijacking of a civilian aircraft, as well as the detention of a journalist Raman Pratasevich and a student of the European Humanities University Sofia Sapega, the European Union and the US have to join forces. We must show solidarity with the people under the yoke of the regime, who want to topple it. While they struggle for the democratic future of their country, we must send a clear message to the representatives of the Belarusian regime that we will take measures in response to their actions, involving further sanctions,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "There is no such thing as 17+1 anymore, as for practical purposes Lithuania is out," External link

politico-eu Monday, May 31, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "From our perspective, it is high time for the EU to move from a dividing 16+1 format to a more uniting and therefore much more efficient 27+1," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:39:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Lithuania no longer considers itself to be a participant of the 17+1 format and is no longer taking part in this initiative. Looking in general from the EU's perspective, it's a divisive format, therefore, I would urge all EU member states to seek a more effective 27+1 attitude and cooperation with China. Europe's unity is what makes it strong and influential," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Cross-border projects are a European tradition uniting countries. Until projects are of civilian nature, we can enjoy their mutual benefit: school repairs, roads, border crossing points, various civilian infrastructure that is beneficial for both sides. But since we have clearly seen and have information and have no doubt that the other side might use part of projects for really not civilians purposes, () we should not be taking part in those," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Lithuania made such a decision yesterday. Today, there are signals in Brussels that it will also be a European decision," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “In recent days, everyone has focused on Belarus, but we cannot overlook Russia’s destructive role in the Eastern neighbourhood and all frozen conflicts in the region. Although Russia presents itself as a mediator, in fact it is part and initiator of these conflicts that seeks to maintain its influence in the region at any price. Therefore, the EU role in the Eastern Neighbourhood must be strengthened as a counterbalance to Russia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "From our perspective, it is high time for the EU to move from a dividing 161 format to a more uniting and therefore much more efficient 271," External link

polandsun Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “Lithuania can take some steps on its own, but we expect the main response to be an international one,” External link

euractiv-en Monday, May 24, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Europe's strength and impact is in its unity," External link

err-en Monday, May 24, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Europe’s strength and impact is in its unity,” External link

euractiv-en Monday, May 24, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis added : “Europe’s strength and impact is in its unity,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Europe’s strength and impact is in its unity,” External link

justiceinfo Saturday, May 22, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Europe's strength and impact is in its unity," External link

afp-en Saturday, May 22, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Today, we have an opportunity to demonstrate the Lithuanian solidarity. I would particularly like to emphasise the situation in Ukraine. The country has tackled two challenges simultaneously: the pandemic and the Kremlin’s military aggression. The vaccination process in the countries of the European Union is fast and smooth, but we are not safe until our neighbours are also safe,” External link

newskitchen Friday, May 14, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I believe that snap elections on 20 June will go smoothly. It is very important that as many international observers as possible are sent to the elections. This would help to raise voter confidence in the legitimacy of the election process and its outcomes,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, May 13, 2021 7:00:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “This year marks the 30th anniversary of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Italy. Next year, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the recognition of Lithuania’s independence by Italy. This is a perfect opportunity to raise our relationship to a higher level and to exchange high-level visits. There is also an enormous untapped potential in the area of developing economic cooperation, especially in relation to renewable energy, biotechnology and life sciences,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU must be more active in this region. Otherwise third countries, such as Russia, China or Turkey, will fill the void left by it,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU must act strategically. Moreover, our involvement in the Eastern Partnership countries is of geopolitical importance,” External link

newskitchen Monday, May 10, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Recent steps taken by the Kremlin — drawing up the list of unfriendly countries and imposing sanctions on high EU officials — further widen the gap between the EU and Russia, while labelling civil society organisations as ‘extremist’ demonstrates the Kremlin’s completely desperate efforts to preserve power,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Although Cyprus and Lithuania are geographically remote from each other, our countries have many common interests and common challenges,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:02:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “My Latvian and Estonian colleagues have each expelled one [embassy] employee involved in espionage activities,” External link

euractiv-en Monday, May 3, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Azerbaijan is our important partner. We are successfully developing practical cooperation with the country. Moreover, Azerbaijan is the largest export market in the region,” External link

newskitchen Friday, April 30, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “the potential for the development of bilateral economic cooperation is great” External link

azernews Friday, April 30, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “the agreement is not a finish line,” External link

civil-en Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Agreement reached on 19 April will ensure the stability necessary to achieve ambitious goals. Therefore, I call on the country’s political forces to come to a compromise and to effectively implement what has been agreed,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Agreement reached on 19 April will ensure the stability necessary to achieve ambitious goals. Therefore, I call on the country’s political forces to come to a compromise and to effectively implement what has been agreed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I am glad that this symbolic tree-planting initiative offers us an opportunity to commemorate special occasions, which are of great importance for our countries. Thirty years ago, on 14 August 1991, Lithuania was the first country in the world to recognise Armenia’s independence. Today, we strongly support Armenia’s efforts to build a modern, democratic, resilient, prosperous and green state. Hopefully, other foreign partners, who wish to help the friendly people of Armenia, will follow Lithuania’s example,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "It's been a very clear EU position that all the remaining prisoners of war and other detainees need to be released and returned to Armenia if we expect any sort of confidence-building. And I fully concur with the EU position," External link

panarmenian-en Monday, April 26, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania is ready to continue contributing to Armenia’s efforts to build a modern, democratic and prosperous state, and to share its experience and success stories with this country,” External link

newskitchen Monday, April 26, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We are here to help and assist Armenia,” External link

panarmenian-en Monday, April 26, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I believe that the visit is not only an important opportunity to experience first-hand the processes that are taking place in these Eastern Partnership countries and in the region, but also an attempt to define unifying elements on which we will rely in the future for both developing our bilateral relations and making better use of the instruments available to the EU and other international organisations in the region,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, April 25, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "My Latvian and Estonian colleagues have each expelled one [embassy] employee that undertook espionage activities," External link

err-en Friday, April 23, 2021 3:01:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "I support the direct mayoral elections, as do my party and my colleagues," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “If the international community does not respond, the regime’s opposition leader will be sent silently to his death,” External link

kuwaittimes Monday, April 19, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

news24 Monday, April 19, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “If the international community does not respond, the regime’s opposition leader will be sent silently to his death,” External link

france24-en Monday, April 19, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

thenational Monday, April 19, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

digitaljournal Monday, April 19, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

ibtimes Monday, April 19, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

afp-en Monday, April 19, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

digitaljournal Monday, April 19, 2021 12:42:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

ibtimes Monday, April 19, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Russia’s statements about its readiness to defend the rights of the Russian-speaking minority in eastern Ukraine are worrying. There is no positive change in Crimea. Russia has further consolidated the annexation of Crimea, the human rights situation is catastrophic, and the militarisation of the peninsula is continuing,” External link

newskitchen Sunday, April 18, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Russia’s considerable military build-up near Ukraine’s border reminds us of the invasion and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula by Russia in 2014-2015.Lithuania calls on NATO and the entire international community to support Ukraine unanimously and to send a clear message to the Kremlin that military actions against Ukraine will have severe consequences for Russia itself,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:11:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Russia’s considerable military build-up near Ukraine’s border reminds us of the invasion and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula by Russia in 2014-2015.Lithuania calls on NATO and the entire international community to support Ukraine unanimously and to send a clear message to the Kremlin that military actions against Ukraine will have severe consequences for Russia itself,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "I am glad that these discussions are not only theoretical, but we are speaking about real instruments that, once approved, could ensure more freedom for people to move and do something," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "In my opinion, and we have just started coordinating this issue with the counterparts from the Baltic states, that NATO could repeat its proposal to provide a MAP to Ukraine," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “It is a warning to all of us that the aggressive policy of violence, mutual hatred must be prevented today to ensure that such a tragedy will never happen again. To this end, we must constantly teach and educate our society, especially the younger generation. We should not be afraid to speak boldly and openly about our painful history,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "We should soon turn to our colleagues with a letter, urging them to once again consider this option of providing an MAP to Ukraine," External link

unian-en Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “It is very important that the Eastern Partnership initiative remains on the top of the EU’s agenda. The support and engagement of Europe’s southern states are of great importance for us. We also cannot ignore the problems that arise in the Southern Neighbourhood. We must stand in solidarity with the EU’s southern states in managing migration. Lithuania believes that strengthening the EU’s external borders is a very important measure taken to fight against illegal migration. United Europe is strong, so we must take into account issues of common interest to all EU countries, regardless of their geography,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We are grateful for Spain’s contribution to strengthening security in our region. The geopolitical situation remains difficult in the region. Therefore, we must consistently implement the decisions taken at previous NATO summits to enhance deterrence and defence on the Alliance’s eastern flank,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We have very strong companies operating in the fields of biotechnology and life sciences in Lithuania. Thus, growing ties with similar Spanish companies would be mutually beneficial,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “A wave of persecution, the imprisonment and intimidation of people, and mass violations of human rights currently taking place in Belarus are unprecedented in the 21st century Europe,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “This pandemic poses a big common challenge that requires joint response. Clear, transparent, coordinated communication has a very important role to play, while decisions must be taken bearing in mind the European Medicines Agency’s recommendations,” External link

newskitchen Monday, March 29, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania supports NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s NATO 2030 proposals to strengthen NATO’s collective defence with greater political consultation, resilience and modernisation. The Alliance must offer more support for our closest partners and friends in Ukraine and Georgia,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We need to strengthen the values-based postures of the democratic world by ensuring an allied response to the growing aggression of authoritarian regimes. We must strive to make progress in the areas of human rights and democracy,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "If protesters are not detained in the streets, are not put in jails, trialed in mock trials, opposition parties are allowed to take part in the elections, observers, are allowed to observe, these will be the signs that Russia is willing to participate in the discussion with the EU. (...) We should give Russia a chance," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Kremlin continues to show total disrespect for democratic values and principles. As the State Duma election approaches, the authorities engage in more severe repression of those whom the Kremlin sees as a threat. About 200 municipal deputies have been detained. I believe that the EU’s relationship with Russia will be based primarily on values and principles, such as respect for democracy and human rights, and sovereignty of other states, rather than on economic interests. So far, Europe has always responded reactively to Russia’s actions, but this time the EU may behave differently,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Alexei Navalny ) : “Russia’s failure to implement the request of the European Court of Human Rights to release Alexei Navalny immediately undermines the Council of Europe’s main objectives to defend the rule of law, democracy, and respect for human rights,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "There are such plans (to go to Georgia), we are now looking into whether such a visit would be beneficial. A mediator group from foreign ministers is being set up, and it would definitely include more than one country, it would be a wider one," External link

BalticTimes Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : ”We have been like-minded and have shared the same view on Russia and relations with eastern partners. In this sense, it is very important to send the European Union, the UK and America’s united message of support for eastern partners and their chosen path of Euro-Atlantic integration, as well as to help them implement all the necessary reforms,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We must work together to find ways to help civil society in Belarus in its fight for freedom and democracy, as well as victims of the regime’s violent crackdown against pro-democracy protesters,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, March 11, 2021 11:33:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania is ready to provide Estonia, where COVID-19 infections are currently on the rise, with critical support in the fight against the pandemic,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:12:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania and Hungary share common security interests. Europe now faces new threats, so we need to strengthen our deterrence posture, as well as seek solutions to economic, energy and climate change problems,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Ostrovets nuclear power plant, which operates at the Lithuanian border, does not meet international nuclear safety standards. The implementation of this project was not transparent, so we have openly raised the question of the legitimacy of this nuclear power plant,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We have to strive for an ambitious Eastern Partnership agenda and offer the prospect for a gradual integration of associated partners in the EU’s internal market,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We cannot turn a blind eye to blatant breaches of human rights violations in Russia. Continuous threatening from Russian authorities to sever ties with the European Union, the brutality of police and military against media, defenders of human rights and civil society indicate the regime’s fear of a change. The bigger is the circle of Kremlin-related perpetrators sanctioned, the bigger is the effect of sanctions” External link

msn-uk Monday, February 22, 2021 2:54:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Unfortunately, regimes in the EU’s neighbourhood only understand it when we speak with one voice to draw a principled line. Although some do still doubt the effectiveness of sanctions, available information proves that both sanctions against individuals and horizontal sanctions have an impact on the targets themselves. The truth is we cannot turn a blind eye to the blatant violation of human rights in Russia. What’s happening is not European. Russia’s threats to break ties with the EU, police brutality and the use of violence by law enforcement officers against journalists, opposition members, and civil society activists show the regime’s fear of change. The bigger is the circle of the Kremlin-related individuals sanctioned, the bigger will be the impact of sanctions,” External link

newskitchen Monday, February 22, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If we reward Russia with gas contracts for repressing the opposition, it doesn't send the right signal to Russia, and it fragments European unity," External link

unian-en Saturday, February 20, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania sees the United States as a strategic partner in developing trade and economic relations and the ALBC is its important partner in sending the message about Lithuania’s economic capabilities and investment environment to the U.S. companies. We can only be glad that a steady growth of our bilateral economic exchanges has been observed even during the pandemic. The U.S. remains Lithuania’s most important trading partner. It is our country’s 5th largest goods export market. The bilateral trade turnover exceeds EUR 1.5 billion,” External link

newskitchen Friday, February 19, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We call on the international community to take concrete actions to put an end to the practice of arbitrary arrests, detentions or sentences of foreign nationals in state-to-state relations. We are particularly concerned about repeated attacks in some countries on foreign journalists and human rights defenders, including the use of arbitrary arrests, detentions or sentences. Such methods prevent them from carrying out their duties and, when they are misused to try to obtain leverage in state-to-state relations, they violate the human rights, ” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about The UK ) : “The situation in Belarus is still difficult. We must continue exerting pressure on the Belarusian regime, keep using sanctions, and send a single message that repression against peaceful protesters is intolerable,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "The fourth sanction package (for Belarus) is a European sanction package. There are no clear criteria yet on how it will be drafted. We with the Baltic counterparts are speaking about agreeing on a list of sanctions for people who would not be able come to the Baltic states. At this preliminary stage, I could not provide information as the discussions are ongoing and evidence on persons on the list is being collected," External link

BalticTimes Monday, February 15, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Josep Borrell ) : "We see that even Mr. Borrell acknowledges that it was a tough lesson for him personally and probably for the whole of Europe, and once we learn from this lesson, we need to see what can be done further to avoid such unfortunate situations. I believe joint approval of the Navalny list of heavy sanctions would be a good step and a good response," External link

BalticTimes Monday, February 15, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "It is obvious that the main problem is that the main opposition leader in Russia (Alexei Navalny) was the victim of a poisoning attempt, had to get a treatment in Germany, came back, was detained, trialed and now is sitting in jail. This is the main problem," External link

BalticTimes Monday, February 15, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The anniversary is an excellent opportunity not only to evaluate the results that we have achieved, but also to consider how Lithuania and Latvia could strengthen their cooperation,” External link

newskitchen Friday, February 12, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Commission ) : "I believe the vaccination program is becoming a geopolitical challenge. It’s no coincidence that with another 12 counterparts we have turned to the European Commission, suggesting definitely not forgetting to include our Eastern partners of Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia into the vaccination program, as well as Belarus and how we could help it by bypassing the official Minsk," External link

BalticTimes Monday, February 8, 2021 12:27:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We must not only talk about the human rights situation in Russia, but also agree on concrete support for the people of Russia,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:54:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We welcome the significant progress made by North Macedonia in implementing the EU reforms and express Lithuania’s strong support for opening accession negotiations as soon as possible. We believe that the opening of the accession talks would strengthen North Macedonia’s efforts and determination to further implement sustainable long-term EU reforms and would help maintain North Macedonia’s citizens’ confidence in the prospect of full EU membership,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, February 2, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Europe will not be safe as long as its neighbourhood is not safe,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, February 2, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We expect that a joint declaration, reflecting the strategic importance of the policy, is to be adopted. It should also consolidate ambitious, forward-looking goals of this policy for the next decade,” External link

newskitchen Friday, January 29, 2021 5:03:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "It is important that during the COVID-19 crisis both NATO and its allies are able to give due attention to security and defense issues. As a reliable ally, Lithuania remains steadfast in its commitment to upholding the principle of a fair burden sharing among allies. Our country will continue to strengthen national security and defense, and will further contribute to NATO, other international operations, and missions," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Alexander Lukashenko ) : “Alexander Lukashenko has ruled out any dialogue with the Belarusian people and relied exclusively on the violent repression and intimidation of peaceful demonstrators. The regime’s crimes cannot be forgotten – an international investigation is required,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, January 27, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU needs to send a very clear and decisive message that this is not acceptable,” External link

outlookafghanistan Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:51:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis disse : “A UE precisa de enviar uma mensagem muito clara e decisiva de que isso não é aceitável” External link

diarioeconomico Monday, January 25, 2021 8:53:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "The EU needs to send a very clear and decisive message that this is not acceptable," External link

independent-ie Monday, January 25, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU needs to send a very clear and decisive message that this is not acceptable,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, January 25, 2021 6:24:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis ajouté : "L'UE doit envoyer un message très clair et déterminé pour dire que c'est inacceptable" External link

msn-fr Monday, January 25, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis ajouté : "L'UE doit envoyer un message très clair et déterminé pour dire que c'est inacceptable" External link

msn-fr Monday, January 25, 2021 2:08:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis ajouté : "L'UE doit envoyer un message très clair et déterminé pour dire que c'est inacceptable" External link

challenges Monday, January 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU needs to send a very clear and decisive message that this is not acceptable,” External link

news18 Monday, January 25, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “My personal point of view is that it's a very unfortunate time to go to Moscow because apparently Russia is raising the bar and seeing how much abuse towards the values that we hold dear can we take and not do anything,” External link

rferl Friday, January 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We hope that the EU will take a leadership role in preparing common recommendations and rules to protect the EU’s energy market and its citizens,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

timesofoman Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis added : “We emphasize that the methodology is one of the essential and strategic elements we have to have an agreement on. Lithuania’s infrastructure must not be used for selling electricity from Astravyets,” External link

BalticTimes Monday, January 18, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

dw-en Monday, January 18, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, January 18, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "Our goal is to have a concrete discussion on possible sanctions which the EU could enact in relation to the detention," External link

trust Monday, January 18, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

dw-en Monday, January 18, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis uvedl ( about Aleksej Navalnij ) : "Evropská unie by měla jednat pružně a pokud (Navalnyj) nebude propuštěn, musíme v odpovědi na tento nehorázný akt zvážit restriktivní opatření," External link

ceskenoviny-en Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis disse ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "A prisão do líder da oposição e sobrevivente de um envenenamento, Alexei Navalni, é totalmente inaceitável. A UE deveria discutir novas sanções adicionais contra as pessoas envolvidas" External link

uol Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis déclaré ( about Alexei Navalny ) : «La détention du leader de l’opposition et du survivant de l’empoisonnement Alexeï Navalny est totalement inacceptable. L’UE devrait discuter de sanctions supplémentaires contre les personnes impliquées» External link

24heures Sunday, January 17, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis déclaré ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "La détention du leader de l'opposition et du survivant de l'empoisonnement Alexeï Navalny est totalement inacceptable. L'UE devrait discuter de sanctions supplémentaires contre les personnes impliquées" External link

afp-fr Sunday, January 17, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Grand Duchy ) : “Israel is a priority partner for Lithuania, with which we are linked by a rich history and people-to-people contacts. As we celebrate the 29th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between our countries, we must remember that Lithuanian Jews have been an integral part of our society since the times of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and have made a significant contribution to the development of Lithuania’s statehood, history, culture, and science. We see a great untapped potential for bilateral cooperation also in the future,” External link

newskitchen Monday, January 11, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We highly appreciate the participation of the Dutch soldiers in the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion, Air Policing missions, and joint military exercises. This is a very important expression of solidarity,” External link

newskitchen Monday, January 11, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The progress of democracy in Belarus and the right of its people to live in a free and legal country are among the most important priorities of our foreign policy,” External link

newskitchen Friday, January 8, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The United States of America has been and will remain one of Lithuania’s most important strategic partners. We are grateful to the administration of this country for its support to Lithuania. We hope that the U.S. will maintain its focus on the region and that in the future we will work together intensively to secure our common interests in the region,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The situation in Belarus stimulates us to return to a discussion at the level of the EU on the future of the Eastern Partnership countries and on what we think can be done about it,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Eastern Partnership countries and their people understand and appreciate the benefits of cooperation with the EU. It is our responsibility not only to promote reforms in these countries, but also to lend a helping hand during the Covid-19 pandemic. Together we are strong,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Eastern Partnership countries and their people understand and appreciate the benefits of cooperation with the EU. It is our responsibility not only to promote reforms in these countries, but also to lend a helping hand during the Covid-19 pandemic. Together we are strong,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, January 6, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Commission ) : "The protection of human rights was one of the key provisions. The European Commission has managed to secure the ratification of four international conventions on the Chinese part, and two of them have to do with forced labor," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "Lithuania's energy sector, which is protected by the so-called anti-Astravyets law, is very sensitive," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We have said that's our principled position. We have not received a response yet but we do hope that our arguments will be heard," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Unfortunately, tonight’s decisions are very complex and difficult, and will affect many people. But we have no choice, nothing is more important and more expensive than people’s health and lives. The new Covid strain is spreading fast and Lithuania’s health system is already facing the most serious crisis. During the first wave in the spring, the EU member states made their own decisions, which has caused great chaos and uncertainty. We seek clarity for our citizens, united and coordinated actions. We ask our citizens to be responsible and stay at home. This is the only way to control the situation,” External link

newskitchen Monday, December 21, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Turkey is a key strategic partner of the European Union and an influential NATO ally. Its role in ensuring the security of the Alliance and the whole region cannot be underestimated,” External link

newskitchen Friday, December 18, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I would like to congratulate Germany on its successful Presidency of the Council of the European Union during this challenging period,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 17, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The situation remains tense, arrests continue. Lithuania and Poland will further support civil society in Belarus, as well as the desire for democratic change,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, December 15, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Poland is and will be Lithuania’s strategic partner. We have agreed to organise a joint meeting, when the situation allows,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, December 15, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania’s foreign policy has been shaped by national consensus over the past three decades. This must remain unchanged. Our nation’s strength lies in our unity and agreement. Today’s geopolitical reality, the primary threats facing the state make the Government see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome. We understand that the solution requires a broad political agreement. I believe we also need to take a closer look at these issues, as well as new instruments to increase Lithuania’s influence in the EU and NATO, to build closer relationships with our strategic partners, and to help nations fight for democracy and freedom,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 11, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Some of our opponents chose to systematically oppose rather than compete with our ideas, which created a negative atmosphere during the election campaign. Our objective was to get as little involved as possible in such battles," External link

robert-schuman Monday, November 2, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "We cannot close our eyes and cajole dictators as this ostrich policy would lead not only to moral capitulation of Europe but also to the betrayal of thousands of Belarusians taking to the streets to protest and demand democratic changes. Therefore, we, Lithuanian politicians from a wide spectrum of political powers and ideologies, are calling on the EU leadership to impose sanctions on the Belarusian regime for violations of democratic and human rights and freedoms," External link

BalticTimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Some restrictions of the Seimas' work can be understandable due to the quarantine, but in the long term, it starts to distort the legal foundations of state management," External link

BalticTimes Friday, April 17, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We had the opportunity to present the Astravyets threat which we see as one of the biggest national security problems in Lithuania," External link

BalticTimes Friday, November 8, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We had the opportunity to present the Astravyets threat which we see as one of the biggest national security problems in Lithuania," External link

BalticTimes Friday, November 8, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "There's a remaining big risk that the investigation will be politicized. Gaizauskas' words said in the Seimas yesterday that we won't investigate Seimas members, as it turns out, were untrue as we will investigate Seimas members and we will investigate the speaker of the Seimas. Out of the three set directions, two are related to the management of information and in fact an investigation on Seimas members, and only a third of it will focus on the real threat, which is key, in my opinion," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Unfortunately, as we see the negotiation result announced today, it's regrettable that Lithuania will be ruled by a coalition of parties which lost public trust and are standing trial for another year, and the best-working ministers of the highest standards of transparency are being dismissed," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Dalia Grybauskaite ) : "We hope that the newly-elected President Gitanas Nauseda will not lower the quality and transparency bar for the parties and ministers, was raised high by President Dalia Grybauskaite, and will not accept the conditions dictated by the parties which lost public trust and stranding trial," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "I recommend that the prime minister turn to the Moletai observatory, whose specialists can answer questions about what planets or stars could have influenced the prime minister's thoughts," External link

BalticTimes Thursday, December 13, 2018 4:36:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We don't see any opportunities to attend any consultations or negotiations, if LVZS negotiate with the social democrats at the same time," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 31, 2016 2:21:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis commented : "In a democratic country we must first pay attention to what voters say," External link

china.org.cn Monday, October 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "The plan to form two negotiating groups, for two separate negotiations; my question would be, if this is a market place, we will buy bananas or oranges?" External link

china.org.cn Monday, October 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis added : "There are some principal values, such as transparency, responsibility and readiness to work; if these principles seem suitable to other forces, we are ready for talks," External link

china.org.cn Monday, October 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis commented : "In a democratic country we must first pay attention to what voters say," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 24, 2016 2:35:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "The plan to form two negotiating groups, for two separate negotiations; my question would be, if this is a market place, we will buy bananas or oranges?" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 24, 2016 2:35:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis added : "There are some principal values, such as transparency, responsibility and readiness to work; if these principles seem suitable to other forces, we are ready for talks," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 24, 2016 2:35:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We need new ideas and new energy, especially to curb emigration and stop all the young people from fleeing," External link

bbc Sunday, October 23, 2016 8:05:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "They were somewhat light consultations, we were speaking about further cooperation, about our intention to keep in touch, to communicate and support each other in the second round," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 10, 2016 7:49:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis powiedział ( about Dalia Grybauskaite ) : "Oczywiste jest, że Litwa potrzebuje zmian; tak też mówiła prezydent (Dalia Grybauskaite)i wszystko wskazuje na to, że one nadchodzą" External link

pap Monday, October 10, 2016 9:55:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "Expectations are good. We feel people's trust and need for changes," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 10, 2016 1:23:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "Expectations are good. We feel people's trust and need for changes," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, October 9, 2016 4:51:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “What this country needs now is more jobs because people are fleeing the regional cities, they are migrating out of Lithuania because there is nothing to do,” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, October 9, 2016 3:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "What this country needs now is more jobs because people are fleeing the regional cities, they are migrating out of Lithuania because there is nothing to do," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 9, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Changes are coming. You don't need to pack your suitcases. You can return. Lithuania needs you," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 9, 2016 10:01:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Changes are coming. You don't need to pack your suitcases. You can return. Lithuania needs you," External link

digitaljournal Sunday, October 9, 2016 5:55:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Changes are coming. You don't need to pack your suitcases. You can return. Lithuania needs you," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 9, 2016 4:52:00 AM EAT



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Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Belarusian regime is becoming more and more unpredictable. It poses a threat not only to its immediate neighbours, but also to the entire European Union,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "This is weaponised migration that is directly aimed at Lithuania. The reason? It's quite easy to guess. We are outspoken, we shelter the main opposition leaders [from Belarus]," External link

irishsun Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wesh Monday, June 14, 2021 11:40:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wcvb Monday, June 14, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

hjnews Monday, June 14, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

Koat Monday, June 14, 2021 11:16:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wyff4 Monday, June 14, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wxii12 Monday, June 14, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wmur Monday, June 14, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

kcci Monday, June 14, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wlwt Monday, June 14, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

eagletribune Monday, June 14, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

ABCnews Monday, June 14, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 14, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

independent-UK Monday, June 14, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

wftv Monday, June 14, 2021 9:38:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “We have no reasons to doubt our closest trans-Atlantic ally,” External link

clickondetroit Monday, June 14, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “When such a statement was adopted 30 years ago, Denmark was the country that undertook a commitment to fully support the aspirations of the Baltic states that had just regained their independence. Today, the Baltic states and Denmark commit themselves to cooperate in a wide range of fields as equal partners united by shared values and shared goals. This is evidenced by the road to maturity that we have covered over the last three decades,” External link

newskitchen Friday, June 4, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : ”While watching the developments around us, we must think in what place we could have been ourselves. It is our moral duty to support the struggle for freedom, democracy, and human rights in our neighbouring countries,” External link

newskitchen Friday, June 4, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I hope the day will come when we will not have to talk about the release of political prisoners to our neighbours, but today is not that day,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lukashenko’s regime has shown that its actions may pose a threat to the Alliance’s citizens. NATO should pay more attention to developments and processes in Belarus and to the deepening Russo-Belarusian military integration,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Secretary General ) : “Lithuania supports the proposals put forward by NATO’s Secretary General that will help to strengthen the transatlantic unity, allied resilience and partnership with its closest partners, such as Ukraine and Georgia. It is of great importance that the issue of strengthening the Alliance’s deterrence and defence posture is included in the package of proposals,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, June 1, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We highly appreciate this visit by the U.S. Senators. There are two dictators raging next door. I have made it very clear that America’s greater role in ensuring security in the region was now even more important than ever before. Against the backdrop of the deteriorating situation of human rights, the ongoing persecution of the opposition in Belarus, the recent hijacking of a civilian aircraft, as well as the detention of a journalist Raman Pratasevich and a student of the European Humanities University Sofia Sapega, the European Union and the US have to join forces. We must show solidarity with the people under the yoke of the regime, who want to topple it. While they struggle for the democratic future of their country, we must send a clear message to the representatives of the Belarusian regime that we will take measures in response to their actions, involving further sanctions,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "There is no such thing as 17+1 anymore, as for practical purposes Lithuania is out," External link

politico-eu Monday, May 31, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "From our perspective, it is high time for the EU to move from a dividing 16+1 format to a more uniting and therefore much more efficient 27+1," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:39:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Lithuania no longer considers itself to be a participant of the 17+1 format and is no longer taking part in this initiative. Looking in general from the EU's perspective, it's a divisive format, therefore, I would urge all EU member states to seek a more effective 27+1 attitude and cooperation with China. Europe's unity is what makes it strong and influential," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Cross-border projects are a European tradition uniting countries. Until projects are of civilian nature, we can enjoy their mutual benefit: school repairs, roads, border crossing points, various civilian infrastructure that is beneficial for both sides. But since we have clearly seen and have information and have no doubt that the other side might use part of projects for really not civilians purposes, () we should not be taking part in those," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Lithuania made such a decision yesterday. Today, there are signals in Brussels that it will also be a European decision," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “In recent days, everyone has focused on Belarus, but we cannot overlook Russia’s destructive role in the Eastern neighbourhood and all frozen conflicts in the region. Although Russia presents itself as a mediator, in fact it is part and initiator of these conflicts that seeks to maintain its influence in the region at any price. Therefore, the EU role in the Eastern Neighbourhood must be strengthened as a counterbalance to Russia,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "From our perspective, it is high time for the EU to move from a dividing 161 format to a more uniting and therefore much more efficient 271," External link

polandsun Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “Lithuania can take some steps on its own, but we expect the main response to be an international one,” External link

euractiv-en Monday, May 24, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Europe's strength and impact is in its unity," External link

err-en Monday, May 24, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Europe’s strength and impact is in its unity,” External link

euractiv-en Monday, May 24, 2021 8:23:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis added : “Europe’s strength and impact is in its unity,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Europe’s strength and impact is in its unity,” External link

justiceinfo Saturday, May 22, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Europe's strength and impact is in its unity," External link

afp-en Saturday, May 22, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Today, we have an opportunity to demonstrate the Lithuanian solidarity. I would particularly like to emphasise the situation in Ukraine. The country has tackled two challenges simultaneously: the pandemic and the Kremlin’s military aggression. The vaccination process in the countries of the European Union is fast and smooth, but we are not safe until our neighbours are also safe,” External link

newskitchen Friday, May 14, 2021 1:10:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I believe that snap elections on 20 June will go smoothly. It is very important that as many international observers as possible are sent to the elections. This would help to raise voter confidence in the legitimacy of the election process and its outcomes,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, May 13, 2021 7:00:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “This year marks the 30th anniversary of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Italy. Next year, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the recognition of Lithuania’s independence by Italy. This is a perfect opportunity to raise our relationship to a higher level and to exchange high-level visits. There is also an enormous untapped potential in the area of developing economic cooperation, especially in relation to renewable energy, biotechnology and life sciences,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU must be more active in this region. Otherwise third countries, such as Russia, China or Turkey, will fill the void left by it,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU must act strategically. Moreover, our involvement in the Eastern Partnership countries is of geopolitical importance,” External link

newskitchen Monday, May 10, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Recent steps taken by the Kremlin — drawing up the list of unfriendly countries and imposing sanctions on high EU officials — further widen the gap between the EU and Russia, while labelling civil society organisations as ‘extremist’ demonstrates the Kremlin’s completely desperate efforts to preserve power,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, May 9, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Although Cyprus and Lithuania are geographically remote from each other, our countries have many common interests and common challenges,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:02:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “My Latvian and Estonian colleagues have each expelled one [embassy] employee involved in espionage activities,” External link

euractiv-en Monday, May 3, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Azerbaijan is our important partner. We are successfully developing practical cooperation with the country. Moreover, Azerbaijan is the largest export market in the region,” External link

newskitchen Friday, April 30, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “the potential for the development of bilateral economic cooperation is great” External link

azernews Friday, April 30, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “the agreement is not a finish line,” External link

civil-en Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Agreement reached on 19 April will ensure the stability necessary to achieve ambitious goals. Therefore, I call on the country’s political forces to come to a compromise and to effectively implement what has been agreed,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Agreement reached on 19 April will ensure the stability necessary to achieve ambitious goals. Therefore, I call on the country’s political forces to come to a compromise and to effectively implement what has been agreed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I am glad that this symbolic tree-planting initiative offers us an opportunity to commemorate special occasions, which are of great importance for our countries. Thirty years ago, on 14 August 1991, Lithuania was the first country in the world to recognise Armenia’s independence. Today, we strongly support Armenia’s efforts to build a modern, democratic, resilient, prosperous and green state. Hopefully, other foreign partners, who wish to help the friendly people of Armenia, will follow Lithuania’s example,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "It's been a very clear EU position that all the remaining prisoners of war and other detainees need to be released and returned to Armenia if we expect any sort of confidence-building. And I fully concur with the EU position," External link

panarmenian-en Monday, April 26, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania is ready to continue contributing to Armenia’s efforts to build a modern, democratic and prosperous state, and to share its experience and success stories with this country,” External link

newskitchen Monday, April 26, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We are here to help and assist Armenia,” External link

panarmenian-en Monday, April 26, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I believe that the visit is not only an important opportunity to experience first-hand the processes that are taking place in these Eastern Partnership countries and in the region, but also an attempt to define unifying elements on which we will rely in the future for both developing our bilateral relations and making better use of the instruments available to the EU and other international organisations in the region,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, April 25, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "My Latvian and Estonian colleagues have each expelled one [embassy] employee that undertook espionage activities," External link

err-en Friday, April 23, 2021 3:01:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "I support the direct mayoral elections, as do my party and my colleagues," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “If the international community does not respond, the regime’s opposition leader will be sent silently to his death,” External link

kuwaittimes Monday, April 19, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

news24 Monday, April 19, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “If the international community does not respond, the regime’s opposition leader will be sent silently to his death,” External link

france24-en Monday, April 19, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

thenational Monday, April 19, 2021 2:51:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

digitaljournal Monday, April 19, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

ibtimes Monday, April 19, 2021 2:13:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

afp-en Monday, April 19, 2021 1:22:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

digitaljournal Monday, April 19, 2021 12:42:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If the international community does not respond, the regime's opposition leader will be sent silently to his death," External link

ibtimes Monday, April 19, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Russia’s statements about its readiness to defend the rights of the Russian-speaking minority in eastern Ukraine are worrying. There is no positive change in Crimea. Russia has further consolidated the annexation of Crimea, the human rights situation is catastrophic, and the militarisation of the peninsula is continuing,” External link

newskitchen Sunday, April 18, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Russia’s considerable military build-up near Ukraine’s border reminds us of the invasion and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula by Russia in 2014-2015.Lithuania calls on NATO and the entire international community to support Ukraine unanimously and to send a clear message to the Kremlin that military actions against Ukraine will have severe consequences for Russia itself,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:11:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Russia’s considerable military build-up near Ukraine’s border reminds us of the invasion and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula by Russia in 2014-2015.Lithuania calls on NATO and the entire international community to support Ukraine unanimously and to send a clear message to the Kremlin that military actions against Ukraine will have severe consequences for Russia itself,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "I am glad that these discussions are not only theoretical, but we are speaking about real instruments that, once approved, could ensure more freedom for people to move and do something," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "In my opinion, and we have just started coordinating this issue with the counterparts from the Baltic states, that NATO could repeat its proposal to provide a MAP to Ukraine," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “It is a warning to all of us that the aggressive policy of violence, mutual hatred must be prevented today to ensure that such a tragedy will never happen again. To this end, we must constantly teach and educate our society, especially the younger generation. We should not be afraid to speak boldly and openly about our painful history,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "We should soon turn to our colleagues with a letter, urging them to once again consider this option of providing an MAP to Ukraine," External link

unian-en Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:00:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “It is very important that the Eastern Partnership initiative remains on the top of the EU’s agenda. The support and engagement of Europe’s southern states are of great importance for us. We also cannot ignore the problems that arise in the Southern Neighbourhood. We must stand in solidarity with the EU’s southern states in managing migration. Lithuania believes that strengthening the EU’s external borders is a very important measure taken to fight against illegal migration. United Europe is strong, so we must take into account issues of common interest to all EU countries, regardless of their geography,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We are grateful for Spain’s contribution to strengthening security in our region. The geopolitical situation remains difficult in the region. Therefore, we must consistently implement the decisions taken at previous NATO summits to enhance deterrence and defence on the Alliance’s eastern flank,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We have very strong companies operating in the fields of biotechnology and life sciences in Lithuania. Thus, growing ties with similar Spanish companies would be mutually beneficial,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “A wave of persecution, the imprisonment and intimidation of people, and mass violations of human rights currently taking place in Belarus are unprecedented in the 21st century Europe,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “This pandemic poses a big common challenge that requires joint response. Clear, transparent, coordinated communication has a very important role to play, while decisions must be taken bearing in mind the European Medicines Agency’s recommendations,” External link

newskitchen Monday, March 29, 2021 3:00:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania supports NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s NATO 2030 proposals to strengthen NATO’s collective defence with greater political consultation, resilience and modernisation. The Alliance must offer more support for our closest partners and friends in Ukraine and Georgia,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We need to strengthen the values-based postures of the democratic world by ensuring an allied response to the growing aggression of authoritarian regimes. We must strive to make progress in the areas of human rights and democracy,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "If protesters are not detained in the streets, are not put in jails, trialed in mock trials, opposition parties are allowed to take part in the elections, observers, are allowed to observe, these will be the signs that Russia is willing to participate in the discussion with the EU. (...) We should give Russia a chance," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Kremlin continues to show total disrespect for democratic values and principles. As the State Duma election approaches, the authorities engage in more severe repression of those whom the Kremlin sees as a threat. About 200 municipal deputies have been detained. I believe that the EU’s relationship with Russia will be based primarily on values and principles, such as respect for democracy and human rights, and sovereignty of other states, rather than on economic interests. So far, Europe has always responded reactively to Russia’s actions, but this time the EU may behave differently,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Alexei Navalny ) : “Russia’s failure to implement the request of the European Court of Human Rights to release Alexei Navalny immediately undermines the Council of Europe’s main objectives to defend the rule of law, democracy, and respect for human rights,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "There are such plans (to go to Georgia), we are now looking into whether such a visit would be beneficial. A mediator group from foreign ministers is being set up, and it would definitely include more than one country, it would be a wider one," External link

BalticTimes Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : ”We have been like-minded and have shared the same view on Russia and relations with eastern partners. In this sense, it is very important to send the European Union, the UK and America’s united message of support for eastern partners and their chosen path of Euro-Atlantic integration, as well as to help them implement all the necessary reforms,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We must work together to find ways to help civil society in Belarus in its fight for freedom and democracy, as well as victims of the regime’s violent crackdown against pro-democracy protesters,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, March 11, 2021 11:33:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania is ready to provide Estonia, where COVID-19 infections are currently on the rise, with critical support in the fight against the pandemic,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:12:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania and Hungary share common security interests. Europe now faces new threats, so we need to strengthen our deterrence posture, as well as seek solutions to economic, energy and climate change problems,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Ostrovets nuclear power plant, which operates at the Lithuanian border, does not meet international nuclear safety standards. The implementation of this project was not transparent, so we have openly raised the question of the legitimacy of this nuclear power plant,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:30:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We have to strive for an ambitious Eastern Partnership agenda and offer the prospect for a gradual integration of associated partners in the EU’s internal market,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:18:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We cannot turn a blind eye to blatant breaches of human rights violations in Russia. Continuous threatening from Russian authorities to sever ties with the European Union, the brutality of police and military against media, defenders of human rights and civil society indicate the regime’s fear of a change. The bigger is the circle of Kremlin-related perpetrators sanctioned, the bigger is the effect of sanctions” External link

msn-uk Monday, February 22, 2021 2:54:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Unfortunately, regimes in the EU’s neighbourhood only understand it when we speak with one voice to draw a principled line. Although some do still doubt the effectiveness of sanctions, available information proves that both sanctions against individuals and horizontal sanctions have an impact on the targets themselves. The truth is we cannot turn a blind eye to the blatant violation of human rights in Russia. What’s happening is not European. Russia’s threats to break ties with the EU, police brutality and the use of violence by law enforcement officers against journalists, opposition members, and civil society activists show the regime’s fear of change. The bigger is the circle of the Kremlin-related individuals sanctioned, the bigger will be the impact of sanctions,” External link

newskitchen Monday, February 22, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "If we reward Russia with gas contracts for repressing the opposition, it doesn't send the right signal to Russia, and it fragments European unity," External link

unian-en Saturday, February 20, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania sees the United States as a strategic partner in developing trade and economic relations and the ALBC is its important partner in sending the message about Lithuania’s economic capabilities and investment environment to the U.S. companies. We can only be glad that a steady growth of our bilateral economic exchanges has been observed even during the pandemic. The U.S. remains Lithuania’s most important trading partner. It is our country’s 5th largest goods export market. The bilateral trade turnover exceeds EUR 1.5 billion,” External link

newskitchen Friday, February 19, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We call on the international community to take concrete actions to put an end to the practice of arbitrary arrests, detentions or sentences of foreign nationals in state-to-state relations. We are particularly concerned about repeated attacks in some countries on foreign journalists and human rights defenders, including the use of arbitrary arrests, detentions or sentences. Such methods prevent them from carrying out their duties and, when they are misused to try to obtain leverage in state-to-state relations, they violate the human rights, ” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:45:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about The UK ) : “The situation in Belarus is still difficult. We must continue exerting pressure on the Belarusian regime, keep using sanctions, and send a single message that repression against peaceful protesters is intolerable,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "The fourth sanction package (for Belarus) is a European sanction package. There are no clear criteria yet on how it will be drafted. We with the Baltic counterparts are speaking about agreeing on a list of sanctions for people who would not be able come to the Baltic states. At this preliminary stage, I could not provide information as the discussions are ongoing and evidence on persons on the list is being collected," External link

BalticTimes Monday, February 15, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Josep Borrell ) : "We see that even Mr. Borrell acknowledges that it was a tough lesson for him personally and probably for the whole of Europe, and once we learn from this lesson, we need to see what can be done further to avoid such unfortunate situations. I believe joint approval of the Navalny list of heavy sanctions would be a good step and a good response," External link

BalticTimes Monday, February 15, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "It is obvious that the main problem is that the main opposition leader in Russia (Alexei Navalny) was the victim of a poisoning attempt, had to get a treatment in Germany, came back, was detained, trialed and now is sitting in jail. This is the main problem," External link

BalticTimes Monday, February 15, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The anniversary is an excellent opportunity not only to evaluate the results that we have achieved, but also to consider how Lithuania and Latvia could strengthen their cooperation,” External link

newskitchen Friday, February 12, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Commission ) : "I believe the vaccination program is becoming a geopolitical challenge. It’s no coincidence that with another 12 counterparts we have turned to the European Commission, suggesting definitely not forgetting to include our Eastern partners of Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia into the vaccination program, as well as Belarus and how we could help it by bypassing the official Minsk," External link

BalticTimes Monday, February 8, 2021 12:27:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We must not only talk about the human rights situation in Russia, but also agree on concrete support for the people of Russia,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:54:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We welcome the significant progress made by North Macedonia in implementing the EU reforms and express Lithuania’s strong support for opening accession negotiations as soon as possible. We believe that the opening of the accession talks would strengthen North Macedonia’s efforts and determination to further implement sustainable long-term EU reforms and would help maintain North Macedonia’s citizens’ confidence in the prospect of full EU membership,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, February 2, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Europe will not be safe as long as its neighbourhood is not safe,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, February 2, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We expect that a joint declaration, reflecting the strategic importance of the policy, is to be adopted. It should also consolidate ambitious, forward-looking goals of this policy for the next decade,” External link

newskitchen Friday, January 29, 2021 5:03:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "It is important that during the COVID-19 crisis both NATO and its allies are able to give due attention to security and defense issues. As a reliable ally, Lithuania remains steadfast in its commitment to upholding the principle of a fair burden sharing among allies. Our country will continue to strengthen national security and defense, and will further contribute to NATO, other international operations, and missions," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Alexander Lukashenko ) : “Alexander Lukashenko has ruled out any dialogue with the Belarusian people and relied exclusively on the violent repression and intimidation of peaceful demonstrators. The regime’s crimes cannot be forgotten – an international investigation is required,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, January 27, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU needs to send a very clear and decisive message that this is not acceptable,” External link

outlookafghanistan Tuesday, January 26, 2021 6:51:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis disse : “A UE precisa de enviar uma mensagem muito clara e decisiva de que isso não é aceitável” External link

diarioeconomico Monday, January 25, 2021 8:53:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "The EU needs to send a very clear and decisive message that this is not acceptable," External link

independent-ie Monday, January 25, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU needs to send a very clear and decisive message that this is not acceptable,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, January 25, 2021 6:24:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis ajouté : "L'UE doit envoyer un message très clair et déterminé pour dire que c'est inacceptable" External link

msn-fr Monday, January 25, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis ajouté : "L'UE doit envoyer un message très clair et déterminé pour dire que c'est inacceptable" External link

msn-fr Monday, January 25, 2021 2:08:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis ajouté : "L'UE doit envoyer un message très clair et déterminé pour dire que c'est inacceptable" External link

challenges Monday, January 25, 2021 1:40:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The EU needs to send a very clear and decisive message that this is not acceptable,” External link

news18 Monday, January 25, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “My personal point of view is that it's a very unfortunate time to go to Moscow because apparently Russia is raising the bar and seeing how much abuse towards the values that we hold dear can we take and not do anything,” External link

rferl Friday, January 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We hope that the EU will take a leadership role in preparing common recommendations and rules to protect the EU’s energy market and its citizens,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

timesofoman Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis added : “We emphasize that the methodology is one of the essential and strategic elements we have to have an agreement on. Lithuania’s infrastructure must not be used for selling electricity from Astravyets,” External link

BalticTimes Monday, January 18, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

dw-en Monday, January 18, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, January 18, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "Our goal is to have a concrete discussion on possible sanctions which the EU could enact in relation to the detention," External link

trust Monday, January 18, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "The detention of the opposition leader and poisoning survivor Alexei Navalny is totally unacceptable. The EU should discuss further sanctions on those involved," External link

dw-en Monday, January 18, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis uvedl ( about Aleksej Navalnij ) : "Evropská unie by měla jednat pružně a pokud (Navalnyj) nebude propuštěn, musíme v odpovědi na tento nehorázný akt zvážit restriktivní opatření," External link

ceskenoviny-en Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis disse ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "A prisão do líder da oposição e sobrevivente de um envenenamento, Alexei Navalni, é totalmente inaceitável. A UE deveria discutir novas sanções adicionais contra as pessoas envolvidas" External link

uol Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis déclaré ( about Alexei Navalny ) : «La détention du leader de l’opposition et du survivant de l’empoisonnement Alexeï Navalny est totalement inacceptable. L’UE devrait discuter de sanctions supplémentaires contre les personnes impliquées» External link

24heures Sunday, January 17, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis déclaré ( about Alexei Navalny ) : "La détention du leader de l'opposition et du survivant de l'empoisonnement Alexeï Navalny est totalement inacceptable. L'UE devrait discuter de sanctions supplémentaires contre les personnes impliquées" External link

afp-fr Sunday, January 17, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Grand Duchy ) : “Israel is a priority partner for Lithuania, with which we are linked by a rich history and people-to-people contacts. As we celebrate the 29th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between our countries, we must remember that Lithuanian Jews have been an integral part of our society since the times of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and have made a significant contribution to the development of Lithuania’s statehood, history, culture, and science. We see a great untapped potential for bilateral cooperation also in the future,” External link

newskitchen Monday, January 11, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “We highly appreciate the participation of the Dutch soldiers in the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion, Air Policing missions, and joint military exercises. This is a very important expression of solidarity,” External link

newskitchen Monday, January 11, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The progress of democracy in Belarus and the right of its people to live in a free and legal country are among the most important priorities of our foreign policy,” External link

newskitchen Friday, January 8, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The United States of America has been and will remain one of Lithuania’s most important strategic partners. We are grateful to the administration of this country for its support to Lithuania. We hope that the U.S. will maintain its focus on the region and that in the future we will work together intensively to secure our common interests in the region,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The situation in Belarus stimulates us to return to a discussion at the level of the EU on the future of the Eastern Partnership countries and on what we think can be done about it,” External link

newskitchen Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Eastern Partnership countries and their people understand and appreciate the benefits of cooperation with the EU. It is our responsibility not only to promote reforms in these countries, but also to lend a helping hand during the Covid-19 pandemic. Together we are strong,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, January 7, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The Eastern Partnership countries and their people understand and appreciate the benefits of cooperation with the EU. It is our responsibility not only to promote reforms in these countries, but also to lend a helping hand during the Covid-19 pandemic. Together we are strong,” External link

newskitchen Wednesday, January 6, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Commission ) : "The protection of human rights was one of the key provisions. The European Commission has managed to secure the ratification of four international conventions on the Chinese part, and two of them have to do with forced labor," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "Lithuania's energy sector, which is protected by the so-called anti-Astravyets law, is very sensitive," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We have said that's our principled position. We have not received a response yet but we do hope that our arguments will be heard," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Unfortunately, tonight’s decisions are very complex and difficult, and will affect many people. But we have no choice, nothing is more important and more expensive than people’s health and lives. The new Covid strain is spreading fast and Lithuania’s health system is already facing the most serious crisis. During the first wave in the spring, the EU member states made their own decisions, which has caused great chaos and uncertainty. We seek clarity for our citizens, united and coordinated actions. We ask our citizens to be responsible and stay at home. This is the only way to control the situation,” External link

newskitchen Monday, December 21, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Turkey is a key strategic partner of the European Union and an influential NATO ally. Its role in ensuring the security of the Alliance and the whole region cannot be underestimated,” External link

newskitchen Friday, December 18, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “I would like to congratulate Germany on its successful Presidency of the Council of the European Union during this challenging period,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 17, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “The situation remains tense, arrests continue. Lithuania and Poland will further support civil society in Belarus, as well as the desire for democratic change,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, December 15, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Poland is and will be Lithuania’s strategic partner. We have agreed to organise a joint meeting, when the situation allows,” External link

newskitchen Tuesday, December 15, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : “Lithuania’s foreign policy has been shaped by national consensus over the past three decades. This must remain unchanged. Our nation’s strength lies in our unity and agreement. Today’s geopolitical reality, the primary threats facing the state make the Government see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome. We understand that the solution requires a broad political agreement. I believe we also need to take a closer look at these issues, as well as new instruments to increase Lithuania’s influence in the EU and NATO, to build closer relationships with our strategic partners, and to help nations fight for democracy and freedom,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 11, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Some of our opponents chose to systematically oppose rather than compete with our ideas, which created a negative atmosphere during the election campaign. Our objective was to get as little involved as possible in such battles," External link

robert-schuman Monday, November 2, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "We cannot close our eyes and cajole dictators as this ostrich policy would lead not only to moral capitulation of Europe but also to the betrayal of thousands of Belarusians taking to the streets to protest and demand democratic changes. Therefore, we, Lithuanian politicians from a wide spectrum of political powers and ideologies, are calling on the EU leadership to impose sanctions on the Belarusian regime for violations of democratic and human rights and freedoms," External link

BalticTimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Some restrictions of the Seimas' work can be understandable due to the quarantine, but in the long term, it starts to distort the legal foundations of state management," External link

BalticTimes Friday, April 17, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We had the opportunity to present the Astravyets threat which we see as one of the biggest national security problems in Lithuania," External link

BalticTimes Friday, November 8, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We had the opportunity to present the Astravyets threat which we see as one of the biggest national security problems in Lithuania," External link

BalticTimes Friday, November 8, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "There's a remaining big risk that the investigation will be politicized. Gaizauskas' words said in the Seimas yesterday that we won't investigate Seimas members, as it turns out, were untrue as we will investigate Seimas members and we will investigate the speaker of the Seimas. Out of the three set directions, two are related to the management of information and in fact an investigation on Seimas members, and only a third of it will focus on the real threat, which is key, in my opinion," External link

BalticTimes Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:16:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Unfortunately, as we see the negotiation result announced today, it's regrettable that Lithuania will be ruled by a coalition of parties which lost public trust and are standing trial for another year, and the best-working ministers of the highest standards of transparency are being dismissed," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said ( about Dalia Grybauskaite ) : "We hope that the newly-elected President Gitanas Nauseda will not lower the quality and transparency bar for the parties and ministers, was raised high by President Dalia Grybauskaite, and will not accept the conditions dictated by the parties which lost public trust and stranding trial," External link

BalticTimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "I recommend that the prime minister turn to the Moletai observatory, whose specialists can answer questions about what planets or stars could have influenced the prime minister's thoughts," External link

BalticTimes Thursday, December 13, 2018 4:36:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We don't see any opportunities to attend any consultations or negotiations, if LVZS negotiate with the social democrats at the same time," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 31, 2016 2:21:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis commented : "In a democratic country we must first pay attention to what voters say," External link

china.org.cn Monday, October 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "The plan to form two negotiating groups, for two separate negotiations; my question would be, if this is a market place, we will buy bananas or oranges?" External link

china.org.cn Monday, October 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis added : "There are some principal values, such as transparency, responsibility and readiness to work; if these principles seem suitable to other forces, we are ready for talks," External link

china.org.cn Monday, October 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis commented : "In a democratic country we must first pay attention to what voters say," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 24, 2016 2:35:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "The plan to form two negotiating groups, for two separate negotiations; my question would be, if this is a market place, we will buy bananas or oranges?" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 24, 2016 2:35:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis added : "There are some principal values, such as transparency, responsibility and readiness to work; if these principles seem suitable to other forces, we are ready for talks," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 24, 2016 2:35:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "We need new ideas and new energy, especially to curb emigration and stop all the young people from fleeing," External link

bbc Sunday, October 23, 2016 8:05:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "They were somewhat light consultations, we were speaking about further cooperation, about our intention to keep in touch, to communicate and support each other in the second round," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 10, 2016 7:49:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis powiedział ( about Dalia Grybauskaite ) : "Oczywiste jest, że Litwa potrzebuje zmian; tak też mówiła prezydent (Dalia Grybauskaite)i wszystko wskazuje na to, że one nadchodzą" External link

pap Monday, October 10, 2016 9:55:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "Expectations are good. We feel people's trust and need for changes," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 10, 2016 1:23:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "Expectations are good. We feel people's trust and need for changes," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, October 9, 2016 4:51:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : “What this country needs now is more jobs because people are fleeing the regional cities, they are migrating out of Lithuania because there is nothing to do,” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, October 9, 2016 3:26:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis told : "What this country needs now is more jobs because people are fleeing the regional cities, they are migrating out of Lithuania because there is nothing to do," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 9, 2016 1:13:00 PM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Changes are coming. You don't need to pack your suitcases. You can return. Lithuania needs you," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 9, 2016 10:01:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Changes are coming. You don't need to pack your suitcases. You can return. Lithuania needs you," External link

digitaljournal Sunday, October 9, 2016 5:55:00 AM EAT

Gabrielius Landsbergis said : "Changes are coming. You don't need to pack your suitcases. You can return. Lithuania needs you," External link

afp-en Sunday, October 9, 2016 4:52:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader53.49%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
homeland union leader34.11%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
conservateur6.98%FR10/10/201610/10/2016
leader conservateur4.65%FR10/09/201609/10/2016
chairman0.78%EN10/09/201609/10/2016
Names Lang Count
Gabrielius LandsbergisEN65.25%
Gabrielius LandsbergisFR29.79%
Gabrielius LandsbergisPT3.55%
Gabrielius LandsbergisHR0.71%
Gabrielius LandsbergisPL0.71%


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