Lithuania upgrades Palestine's diplomatic status
Published Wednesday 13/03/2013 (updated) 14/03/2013 13:48
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – The foreign minister of Lithuania on Wednesday decided to upgrade Palestine's diplomatic status from a commission to a mission.
A statement by the ministry of foreign affairs in Ramallah quoted Linas Antanas Limkevicius as saying he notified the Palestinian ambassador to Finland Nabil al-Wazir of the decision in an official letter.
In his letter, the foreign minister of Lithuania highlighted that relations between Palestine and Lithuania improved. He also denounced Israel’s settlement expansion.