The Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, Viktoras Pranckietis said that the Lithuanian side condemns the actions of the Russian Federation in the east of Ukraine and will never recognize the annexation of the Crimea.
IA “Vchasno” reports, that the politician also assured that Lithuania will continue to support the European choice of Ukraine and democratic processes in Ukrainian society.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Viktoras Pranckietis announced about support to Ukraine during a meeting with Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak.
"We will continue to support the Ukrainian people in their European choice," the politician said. "Lithuania will never recognize the annexation of Crimea by Russia, and also condemns the actions of the Russian Federation in the east of Ukraine."
During the meeting, the Minister of Defense of Ukraine showed the Lithuanian guest proof of the presence of Russian troops in the Donbass and told about the latest developments in the east of the country in the ATO zone.