Denmark–Lithuania relations

Danish-Lithuanian relations



Denmark–Lithuania relations are foreign relations between Denmark and Lithuania. Lithuania has an embassy in Copenhagen, and Denmark has an embassy in Vilnius.[1][2] Both countries are members of EU and NATO. Bilateral relations were re-established on 24 August 1991.[3]

Denmark has since Lithuania's independence provided a political and economic moral to Lithuania. Denmark also supported Lithuania in the European Union and NATO. From 1990 to 2003, Denmark contributed $1 billion.[4]

In 2006, Danish exports to Lithuania amounted 442 million euro. Imports from Lithuania amounted 469 million euro.[5] Many Danish companies have established subsidiaries in Lithuania.[4]

Since 1991, Denmark and Lithuania have cooperated in the field of military defence.[6] Lithuania has a defense cooperation with Denmark. The Lithuanian and Danish military works together, in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan.[4]

On 2 May 2003, Lithuanian President Rolandas Paksas visited Denmark.[3] On 2 May 2005, and again on 9 April 2008, Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Lithuania.[3]


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