Chairman of the Seimas of Lithuania Visits Ukraine to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

by Roman Cheplyk
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Chairman of the Seimas of Lithuania Visits Ukraine to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

The Chairman of the Seimas of Lithuania, Viktoria Chmilytė-Nielsen, has arrived in Ukraine on an official visit, marking a significant step in the development of inter-parliamentary cooperation between the two nations

Key Details of the Visit

Welcoming Reception

  • Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Olena Kondratyuk, greeted Chmilytė-Nielsen at the Kyiv railway station.
  • Kondratyuk highlighted the importance of this visit in fostering Ukrainian-Lithuanian relations and enhancing inter-parliamentary cooperation.

Focus of the Visit

  • The visit underscores Lithuania's continued support for Ukraine, particularly during these challenging times.
  • Discussions are expected to cover various aspects of bilateral cooperation, including legislative collaboration, economic ties, and support in the international arena.

Lithuania's Support for Ukraine

Peace Summit Participation

  • Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda recently urged participants at the Peace Summit to support the establishment of a special international tribunal to address the crime of Russian aggression against Ukraine. This move aligns with Lithuania's consistent backing of Ukraine in its quest for justice and sovereignty.

International Cooperation

  • Lithuania's active involvement in international forums and its call for global solidarity with Ukraine demonstrate the country's unwavering support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and political independence.


The official visit by Viktoria Chmilytė-Nielsen to Ukraine not only symbolizes the strong bonds between Ukraine and Lithuania but also emphasizes the importance of solidarity and cooperation in addressing regional and international challenges. This visit is expected to further cement the relationship between the two countries, fostering greater collaboration and mutual support in the future.

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