Speaker of the Seimas congratulates Estonia on Independence Day
Press release, 24 February 2022
On behalf of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and on her own behalf, Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, Speaker of the Seimas, congratulated Jüri Ratas, President of the Riigikogu, and the people of the Republic of Estonia on Independence Day, and wished the Riigikogu concord, unity, and constructive work in its daily parliamentary activities.
‘Proclaimed 104 years ago, the Declaration of Independence of Estonia enshrined the fundamental values of independence and democracy. These values, as the foundation of the national well-being, remain important to this day of unsettled and challenging times. Therefore, I welcome the close inter-parliamentary cooperation that facilitates direct exchange of topical information and foreign policy coordination in an attempt to act on requests from colleagues from other countries and to offer them assistance in aiming for standards based on the highest democratic values,’ the letter by the Speaker of the Seimas read.
Raminta Maselienė, Assistant to Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, Speaker of the Seimas, tel. +370 5 239 6016, e-mail: [email protected]