President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Donald Trump on Independence Day of the United States of America.
According to the President, Lithuania valued the United States as a very important partner in developing bilateral dialogue and military cooperation as well as in addressing common challenges within the framework of NATO.
“We are delighted to see that the dialogue between our nations and citizens is expanding, especially in the fields of energy, business, cyber security, and military cooperation. The responsible approach of the United States to the protection of freedom and liberty, the deployment of American troops in our region serve as a guarantee of deterrence and security. It also reaffirms our long-standing bonds of friendship and U.S. support to the people of Lithuania, which was crucial”, said the President in the message of congratulations.
According to the President, the political dialogue and people-to-people contacts were built on strong foundations created by the large Lithuanian American community that found home in the United States as well as on democratic values and freedoms shared and protected by both Lithuania and the United States.
The President wished President Trump and all the American people continued success, prosperity, unity and peace.