Petras Vaida, BC, Vilnius,
President Dalia Grybauskaite met with the European Council President, Herman Van Rompuy. They discussed such issues as European financial policy coordination, energy policy and commitments with respect to climate change.
President Grybauskaite underlined it was particularly important to allocate support for Lithuania's energy projects in the EU's next financial perspective, reported BC presidential press service.
The President of Lithuania and the President of the European Council also discussed the proposal laid out in the letter of 6 January 2011 from the President Grybauskaite to EU leaders concerning facilitation of visa regime for Belarusian people.
President Herman Van Rompuy underlined that thanks to the proposal by President Grybauskaite the EU would seek to intensify cooperation with the civil society of Belarus and would make more efficient use of the EU Eastern Partnership policy for this purpose.