Viewing cable 08STATE132221
Title: MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY TO LITHUANIAN

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08STATE1322212008-12-17 20:30:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED Secretary of State
O 172030Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY VILNIUS IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 132221 
 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: OVIP OPDC PREL EUR LH
SUBJECT: MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY TO LITHUANIAN 
FOREIGN MINISTER USACKAS 
 
¶1. Please deliver the following message from the 
Secretary to Foreign Minister Vygaudas Usackas.  The 
Department of State does not plan to release the text of 
the message but has no objection if the Government of 
Lithuania wishes to do so.  There will be no signed 
original. 
 
¶2. Begin Text: 
 
Dear Mr. Minister: 
 
Please accept my congratulations on your appointment as 
Foreign Minister of Lithuania.  I know of and appreciate 
your personal commitment to the close ties between our 
countries.  We deeply value this relationship, grounded 
in our shared democratic values. 
 
I am confident that the United States and Lithuania will 
continue to work closely as allies and friends on the 
challenges we face together in Europe, Afghanistan, and 
throughout the world. 
 
Sincerely, 
 
Condoleezza Rice 
 
End text. 
 
 
RICE