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Linas Linkevicius

Linas Linkevičius

Ambassador-at-large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania

From 2012 to 2020, Ambassador Linkevičius served as Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Previously, he served as the Lithuanian Permanent Representative to NATO from 2005 until 2011. Prior to this, he was elected as a Member of the Seimas (Lithuanian Parliament) from 1992 until 1996. In 1993, he was promoted to Minister of National Defence of Lithuania, a post which he held from 1993 to 1996. He was then appointed as the Ambassador and Head of Mission of Lithuania to NATO and the WEU. From 2000 to 2004, Ambassador Linkevičius again served as Minister of National Defence of Lithuania. From 2004 to 2005, he was the Ambassador for Special Missions at the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2012, he was the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Belarus.
Updated: March 25, 2022