Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania
From 2012 to 2020, Linas Linkevičius served as Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Before that, Ambassador Linkevičius served as the Lithuanian Permanent Representative to NATO from 2005 until 2011. Prior to this he was a member of the Seimas (Parliament) from 1992 until 1996. He has served as the Minister of Defence for two periods (1993-1996 and 2000-2004). He was appointed as the Ambassador and Head of Mission of Lithuania to NATO and the EU. From 2004-2005, 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.