Ambassador Hall Remarks at the Opening of the International Art Exhibition “Manuscript”

It has been a great honor for me to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania during the centennial celebration of the restoration of Lithuanian statehood.  The United States is proud of its long, rich history of friendship with Lithuania and its neighbors, Estonia and Latvia.  This friendship has endured many challenging days yet we ...
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Ambassador Hall Remarks at Symposium “Diplomats Who Saved Jewish Lives” in Kaunas

 It is a great honor and privilege for me to take part in this symposium, and to pay my respects to Chiune Sugihara, to Jan Zwartendijk, and to all those who assisted them in their efforts to save lives.  As a career diplomat, the stories of these brave officials, who defied the odds, often defying ...
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U.S. Embassy presents exhibition “Across the Ocean: The Age of Friendship between Lithuania and the United States of America”

On April 18 the exhibition “Across the Ocean: The Age of Friendship between Lithuania and the United States of America” opens at the Martynas Mažvydas National Library. The exhibit, created in partnership with the Valdas Adamkus Presidential Library and American Fulbright Scholar Charles Perrin, reveals one hundred years of friendship between the U.S. and Lithuania and ...
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Ambassador Hall’s Remarks at Press Conference for the Samuel Bak Museum Opening

It is a great privilege for me to be here today. The opening of the Samuel Bak Museum in Lithuania is a historic milestone for U.S.-Lithuanian friendship. We are enormously grateful to the Vilna Gaon Jewish Museum and the Pucker Gallery in the United States for their phenomenal efforts.
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Ambassador Hall’s Opening Remarks at International Conference “#RemembranceResponsibilityFuture in Lithuania”

The United States strives to support a Europe committed to democracy, pluralism, human rights, and tolerance.  As Secretary Tillerson has said: “No one should have to live in fear, worship in secret, or face discrimination because of his or her beliefs.”  And so that is why we have come here, to remember and through remembering, ...
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Ambassador Hall’s Remarks at a Concert of “Lumenaria Chorale” from Washington D.C.

It gives me great pleasure to welcome the "Lumenaria Chorale" from Washington D.C. to Vilnius to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. I have no doubt that your performance will be both beautiful and uplifting. While Lithuania prides itself on being a “singing country,” Washington, D.C. prides itself on being the Choral Capital of ...
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