Posts tagged as Armenia

Armenia Parliament Speaker to Lithuanian MPs: Azerbaijan refuses to return Armenian POWs and detainees

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Within the scope of an official visit to Lithuania, the delegation led by Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan today met with Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuania Viktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen and Lithuanian parliamentarians, as reported on the official website of the National Assembly. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of relations between Armenia and Lithuania, and the Speaker of the Seimas stated that she…

Armenia, Lithuania have great cooperation potential – President Sarkissian meets Minister Landsbergis

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian received on April 26 Foreign Minister of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis. As ARMENPRESS was informed from the press service of the President’s administration, the interlocutors referred to the prospects of development of bilateral ties.  It was mentioned that the two countries have a great cooperation potential, particularly in the spheres of education, new technologies and business. President Sarkissian said that he encourages the steps aimed at…

Armenia appoints new Ambassador to Lithuania

Friday, March 19, 2021

President Armen Sarkissian has signed a decree, appointing Armen Martirosyan as Ambassador Extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Lithuania (seat in Vilnius). According to another presidential decree, Tigran Mkrtchyan has been recalled from the post of Armenia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

Lithuania proud to be the 1st country to have recognized Armenia’s independence

Friday, February 19, 2021

Lithuania is proud to be the 1st country in the world to have recognized the independence of Armenia, and one of the first countries with which Armenia established diplomatic relations in 1991, the Embassy of Lithuania to Armenia said in a Facebook post. This year marks the 30th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Armenia. The cooperation has since deepened and expanded, creating a strong partnership and…

Armenia MOD representative: Relatively stable tension remained overnight

Thursday, October 1, 2020

The Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Ministry of Defense reports that relatively stable tension remained in the Artsakh-Azerbaijani conflict zone overnight. Artsrun Hovhannisyan, a representative of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia, on Thursday morning wrote about this on his Facebook page. He noted: “The exchange of fire—from artillery and firearms—continued in separate directions. In order to improve the tactics, the adversary tried to carry out certain regrouping and relocate its military, which…

Lithuanian medics return from Armenia

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

A team of eight Lithuanian medical workers and three experts returned home on Saturday after completing their two-week humanitarian mission in Armenia to combat the coronavirus epidemic. Marius Čiurlionis, a Lithuanian Health Ministry official who headed the medical team, noted it was the first ever medical help mission by Lithuania to a foreign country. “This is a big step forward,” he said. According to Čiurlionis, Armenia has so far carried…

Lithuanian medics depart for Armenia to fight Covid-19

Friday, June 19, 2020

A team of 11 Lithuanian medics and experts has left for Armenia on Friday morning for a two-week mission to help the country fight the coronavirus. Along with the experts, Lithuania also sent around 1.5 tons of medical equipment and 30,000 Covid-19 test kits to Yerevan, Armenia’s capital. “Now, having a good situation [in Lithuania] and being able to breath a bit easier, Lithuania has built a team of medics…

Lithuania sends medics to Armenia to help fight coronavirus

Thursday, June 11, 2020

A team of Lithuanian medical volunteers will travel to Armenia in June to help combat the pandemic. Eight medical workers, a logistics specialist and an operations manager will spend two weeks in Armenia, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius told BNS on Wednesday. Armenia “is in a very difficult situation”, said Linkevičius. “People are queuing to be admitted to hospitals and intensive care wards [due to] a lack of beds and medical…

Lithuanian President congratulates Armenian PM on birthday, wishes speedy recovery from COVID-19

Monday, June 1, 2020

President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda congratulated Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on birthday and wished a speedy recovery from the novel coronavirus. “Happy birthday to dear Armenia’s PM Nikol Pashinyan from me and my wife. Lithuania is with you and all your family in this fight against COVID19. Wishing you to get well soon!” Today Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced that he and his family members have been infected with…

Lithuania sends aid to Armenia, Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine

Thursday, May 14, 2020

A shipment of Lithuanian-made protective face shields are on their way to Armenia, Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine, according to the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry. The ministry said the Ukraine-bound humanitarian aid departed on Wednesday, and Armenia, Moldova and Georgia-bound shipments of equipment to combat Covid-19 were leaving on Thursday. Some 52,600 Lithuanian-made protective face shields had been purchased from two local companies – Baltic Digital Printing and Medienos Era – for…