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2019.09.23 09:16

Lithuanian president leaves for UN General Assembly to discuss security, climate change

BNS2019.09.23 09:16

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda has left for New York on Sunday to attend the UN General Assembly session expected to focus on security and climate change. 

The highlight of Nauseda's visit to the US, which will end on Thursday, will be his address at the General Assembly session, scheduled for Wednesday.

Diplomats say the president will likely speak about the importance of international law, Russia's threat and sustainable development goals.

Nausėda is also scheduled to attend a climate change summit and meet potential investors.

The program of the visit also includes a bilateral meeting between Nausėda and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to discuss Brexit, according to diplomatic sources.

The president is accompanied on his US trip by First Lady Diana Nausedienė.