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12th Seimas (2016–2020)

Speaker of the Seimas congratulates the Czech Republic on Independence Day

Press release, 28 October 2022 


On behalf of the Seimas and on her own behalf, Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, Speaker of the Seimas, congratulated the Czech Republic on Independence Day. In her congratulatory letters to Jitka Seitlová, President of the Senate, and Markéta Pekarová Adamová, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Ms Čmilytė-Nielsen extended her wishes for unity, prosperity and well-being. She also highlighted that through close cooperation the countries were set to build a strong and united Europe well-placed to deal with the current challenges.


‘The Czech Republic is an important partner and ally of Lithuania. Our countries share similar historical experience and a similar path towards independence. Today, a strong partnership between the Czech Republic and Lithuania is vital in addressing the key issues on the European and international agenda. Apart from being needed by each other, we are also needed by Ukraine which is suffering from the devastation of the war waged by Russia,’ the congratulatory letters read.


The Speaker of the Seimas also hoped that the Czech Republic would successfully complete its Presidency of the Council of the EU.


Ilona Petrovė, Spokesperson for Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, Speaker of the Seimas, tel.+ 370  5 239 6030, mob. + 370 698 42071, e-mail: [email protected],

   Last updated on 10/28/2022 11:20
   Monika Kutkaitytė