Lithuanian FM to visit Astana due to opening embassy
Kazakhstan, Astana, Feb. 21 / Trend A. Maratov /
The opening ceremony of the office of the Lithuanian Embassy in the Kazakh Republic will be held in Astana on Feb. 28. On this occasion, Lithuanian Foreign Minister, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Audronius Azubalis will arrive in Astana, a diplomatic source told Trend.
"OSCE Chairman, Foreign Minister of Lithuania Audronius Ažubalis, Secretary of State, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev will attend the event," the Lithuanian representation office said.
Ažubalis's visit to Astana will last until March 1, a representative of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry Askar Abdrakhmanov said.
Lithuanian Minister will meet with Kazakh leadership, representatives of political parties and nongovernmental organizations.
Special attention will be paid to the issues of interaction between Astana and Vilnius within the OSCE, the Central Asian regional issues with special emphasis on the situation in Kyrgyzstan, the bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and Lithuania, Abdrakhmanov said.