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  The new U.S. Ambassador took office in Lithuania

2013 02 21

On 19 February the Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite received credentials of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the United States Deborah Ann McCarthy, REGNUM was told at the press service of the head of state.

During the ceremony Grybauskaite stressed that U.S. is the most important ally and partner of Lithuania in the field of security. As stated the Head of the State cooperation between the two countries became particularly close in recent years. United States made ​​important contributions in the establishment of NATO's plans for the defence of the Baltic States, in conducting international exercises and courses in the region.

According to Grybauskaite, Lithuania appreciates the support and cooperation of the U.S. in the field of energy security. The Energy Security Centre opened in Vilnius became the accredited NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence. U.S. supports Lithuania's desire to ensure that nuclear power plants, which are under construction or are planned to be built in the neighbouring countries, met the highest security requirements.

Deborah Ann McCarthy recently worked as principal deputy assistant secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs. Earlier she has been in the diplomatic service in France, Nicaragua, Greece, Haiti, Canada, Italy and the Dominican Republic.

Material has been prepared by the Centre of Geopolitical Studies with reference to the article from “IA REGNUM” of 19 02 2013


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