On August 1-2, a U.S. Congressional delegation from the House Appropriations Committee visited Lithuania. The delegation was led by the U.S. Representatives Harold Rogers (R-KY) and Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and included Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX), Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR) and Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN). While in Lithuania, the delegation held meetings with Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius, Vice Minister of National Defense Giedrimas Jeglinskas, Defense Political Director Robertas Sapronas, and with a number of parliamentarians.
The delegation traveled to Lithuania to conduct discussions with Lithuanian officials regarding the political and security environment in the region, Lithuania’s efforts to counter Russian aggression and disinformation, and to support pro-democracy efforts.