Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia took part in the event dedicated to the Freedom Defenders' Day of Lithuania

In the frameworks of his working visit in Lithuania, on 13 January 2017, Mikheil Janelidze visited the Seimas of Lithuania and took part in a special session of the Seimas dedicated to the Freedom Defenders' Day of Lithuania. The event is traditionally celebrated on this date in honor of the events that took place in Vilnius in 1991. The session was opened by the Speaker of Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis, the event was attended by Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and cabinet of the Republic of Lithuania.

 

At the special session of the Seimas, Mikheil Janelidze spoke with the former President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus and the first head of state of independent Lithuania, Professor Vytautas Landsbergis. The minister congratulated them on receiving the Freedom Award of Lithuania; the Politicians were awarded in the frameworks of the session.