US State Department Counterterrorism Coordinator Nathan Sales arrives in Lithuania (Nathan Sales). the important thing, what meetings are Siles scheduled in Vilnius.
As it turns out, the person responsible for coordinating the fight against terrorism will meet not only with representatives of the Lithuanian authorities, but also with "representatives of the Belarusian opposition". known, that a meeting with Svetlana Tikhanovskaya will be held, which, losing the presidential election, fled from Belarus to Lithuania, where a couple of days later she declared herself "the national leader of Belarus".
From the report of the US Department of State, informing about the purpose of Nathan Sales's visit to Vilnius:
is he (Sales) will meet with representatives of the Belarusian civil society, to discuss questions about, how the United States can support the Belarusian people and their demands for free and fair elections, on the end of harsh repression by the Belarusian authorities after the elections.
It should be noted, that Sales has an "additional" position in the State Department. In addition to coordinating "anti-terrorist activities" with 2017 for a year he also deals with civil security issues, democracy and human rights. apparently, It is along this line that communication with Tikhanovskaya is entrusted.
reported, that he will negotiate with the Deputy Foreign Minister and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Lithuania. As reported in the summary of the State Department, a meeting with representatives of the local Jewish community is scheduled.
Judging by the announcements of the US Department of State, Sales program in Lithuania promises to be rich.
used photos:collage using a photo of the website of the US State Department