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Lithuanian PM urges enhanced energy security, economy cooperation with Japan

Xinhua,January 14, 2018 Adjust font size:

VILNIUS, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Saulius Skvernelis, Lithuania's prime minister, on Saturday called for enhanced cooperation in cyber and energy security as well as economy with Japan.

Skvernelis made the remarks during a joint press conference with visiting Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, who is on a East and Central Europe tour.

Bilateral cooperation in economy, with particular attention to the sectors of life sciences, information technologies, transport and logistics, must be encouraged, the Lithuania's head of government noted.

Abe also met with Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite. The meeting focused on international security issues and the new format 3+1 cooperation between the Baltic States and Japan.

Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Lithuania. Enditem