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Title: LITHUANIA: ATTENDANCE AT 63RD UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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08VILNIUS5862008-07-23 12:09:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Vilnius
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R 231209Z JUL 08
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SUBJECT: LITHUANIA:  ATTENDANCE AT 63RD UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY 
 
REF: SECSTATE 72078 
 
Darius Staniulis, head of the MFA's Human Rights and NGOs 
division, provided us on July 22 the following information 
about Lithuania's participation at this year's UNGA. 
Responses are keyed to reftel. 
 
¶A. Attendance of the Head of State: 
 
-- President Valdas ADAMKUS will attend, unless unforeseen 
events change his plans. 
 
-- Arrival and departure dates are not yet determined.  He 
will be present for the General Debate. 
 
-- His spouse, Mrs. Alma ADAMKIENE, will attend. 
 
-- Interpretation will not be needed. 
 
 
¶B. Attendance of the Head of Government. 
 
-- Prime Minister Gediminas KIRKILAS will likely attend, 
though he has no definite plans yet. 
 
-- Arrival and departure dates are not yet determined.  If he 
attends, he will be present for the General Debate. 
 
-- His spouse, Mrs. Liudmila KIRKILIENE, will attend, if her 
husband attends. 
 
-- Interpretation will not be needed. 
 
 
¶C. Attendance of the Foreign Minister. 
 
-- Foreign Minister Petras VAITIEKUNAS will attend. 
 
-- Arrival and departure dates are not yet determined.  He 
will be present for the General Debate. 
 
-- The Foreign Minister's spouse is not likely to come. 
 
-- Interpretation will not be needed. 
 
 
¶D. Attendance of other host country VIPs. 
 
-- Mr. Zygimantas PAVILIONIS, Under Secretary, MFA, will 
attend. 
 
-- Arrival and departure dates are not yet determined.  He 
will be present for the General Debate. 
 
-- The Under Secretary's spouse is not likely to come. 
 
-- Interpretation will not be needed. 
 
 
¶E. Attendance of the Foreign Ministry official responsible 
for IO affairs. 
 
-- Ms. Dalia KRAULYTE, Acting Director, Global Policy 
Department, MFA. 
 
-- Arrival and departure dates are not yet determined. 
 
-- Her spouse will not come. 
 
-- Interpretation will not be needed. 
CLOUD