Algirdas Saudargas

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Algirdas Saudargas (born April 17, 1948 in Kaunas, Lithuania, is a Lithuanian politician and the signatory of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania. He was the first foreign minister of post-Soviet Lithuania. He was foreign minister from March 24, 1990 to December 12, 1992 and again from December 4, 1996 to October 30, 2000. In 1992, Algirdas Saudargas, together with 9 other Baltic Ministers of Foreign Affairs and an EU commissioner, founded the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) and the EuroFaculty.[1]

He was elected to the European Parliament in 2009.

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Preceded by
Post created
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
1990–1992
Succeeded by
Povilas Gylys
Preceded by
Povilas Gylys
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
1996–2000
Succeeded by
Antanas Valionis

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kristensen, Gustav N. 2010. Born into a Dream. EuroFaculty and the Council of the Baltic Sea States. Berliner Wissentshafts-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-8305-1769-6.