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US, Lithuania agree to boost trade, defense ties - White House

Washington, Nov 24 (UNI/Sputnik) The delegations from the United States and Lithuania met in Washington to discuss efforts to boost trade and defense ties during an Info-Pacific dialogue, the White House said.
"The United States and Lithuania convened high-level bilateral consultations in Washington today to discuss opportunities for enhanced cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, including with like-minded partners," the White House said in a press release on Tuesday. "Both sides committed to pursuing enhanced cooperation, including on trade, investment, and supply chain resiliency; security and defense ties; and addressing challenges associated with emerging and disruptive technologies, as well as cyber and hybrid threats."
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis and US National Security Council Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific Kurt Campbell and US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink participated in the meeting, the release said.
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