President Shimon Peres held today (29.12) a working meeting with Prime Minister of Lithuania, Andrius Kubilius. The two discussed expanding the strategic cooperation between Israel and Lithuania in the fields of economy, science and high - tech.
President Peres told the Prime Minister of Lithuania that "The Israeli citizens appreciate the friendship and support of Lithuania to Israel. The relations between the two countries is very important to us. "
The President added that: "your country is very close to our hearts. For us, Vilnius is not just a dot on the map, but a page in our history, in every way. "
Prime Minister of Lithuania, Andrius Kubilius told the President: "We appreciate the many successes of the State of Israel in the technology and science. " The Prime Minister also expressed hope to strengthen bilateral cooperation in these areas.