Belarusian – Lithuanian political relations
The development of relations with Lithuania on the principles of good neighborliness, constructive dialogue and mutually beneficial cooperation is one of the important directions of the foreign policy of the Republic of Belarus.
On December 20, 1991, the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania recognized the independence of the Republic of Belarus.
On December 27, 1991, the Republic of Belarus recognized the independence of the Republic of Lithuania. The diplomatic relations between Belarus and Lithuania were established on December 30, 1992.
In 1993, the Embassy of Belarus opened in Vilnius, and the Embassy of Latvia opened in Minsk.
The President of Belarus visited Lithuania in 1995, 1997 and 2009. The President of Lithuania visited Belarus in 2010.
In 1995 two countries signed the Treaty on Good Neighborliness and Cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Lithuania, and the Treaty on the Belarusian-Lithuanian State Border.
In 2003, the Lithuanian Consulate-General in Grodno was opened.
On August 28, 2019, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Lithuania Valery Baranovsky presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda.
On February 3-5, 2020 the working visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Linas Linkevicius, to the Republic of Belarus took place.