Petras Vaitiekūnas

Petras Vaitiekūnas (born 26 March 1953, in Liudvinavas, Marijampolė County) is a Lithuanian politician who was the Foreign Minister of Lithuania from 2006 to 2008.

Petras Vaitiekūnas
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Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
12 July 2006 – 9 December 2008
Prime MinisterGediminas Kirkilas
Preceded byAntanas Valionis
Succeeded byVygaudas Ušackas
Personal details
Born (1953-03-26) 26 March 1953 (age 66)
Liudvinavas, Lithuania

Petras Vaitiekūnas was a signatory to the Lithuanian declaration of independence in 1990 and a member of the Lithuanian Supreme Council from 1990 to 1992. He served as ambassador to Latvia from 1999 to 2004 and ambassador to Belarus from 2005 to 2006. He was appointed Foreign Minister of Lithuania on 12 July 2006.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Petras Vaitiekūnas (Minister of Foreign Affairs)". Government of the Republic of Lithuania. Archived from the original on 2003-10-28. Retrieved 2007-11-14.
Political offices
Preceded by
Antanas Valionis
Minister of Foreign Affairs
12 July 2006–9 December 2008
Succeeded by
Vygaudas Ušackas