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Adamkus

(əˈdæmkəs)
n
(Biography) Valdas. born 1926, Lithuanian politician, president of Lithuania (1998–2003, 2004–2009))
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For example, former Heads of State of Lithuania Vytautas Landsbergis and Valdas Adamkus visited Azerbaijan on several occasions to participate in Baku international humanitarian forum.
Among the participants at the forum were: Lithuania's former President Valdas Adamkus, the country's First Post-independence Leader Vytautas Landsbergis, former Ukrainian Presidents Viktor Yushchenko, Leonid Kravchyuk and Leonid Kuchma, former Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, former Moldovan President Petru Lucinski, former Estonian President Arnold Ruutel, former Bulgarian President Petar Stojanov, former Slovak President Rudolf Schuster, former Latvian President Valdis Zatlers and former Russian State Secretary Gennady Burbulis.
He began his career as Domestic Policy Adviser to the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Valdas Adamkus (2004-2005).
Next year, in 2008, Estonia together with its post-Soviet neighbors (Latvia, Lithuania and Poland) were among the European Member States that strongly condemned Russia for its aggression against Georgia (lives, Zatlers, Adamkus and Kaczynski, 2008).
Adamkus had honored him posthumously in 2009 with Lithuania's highest award.
Prominent examples include Valdas Adamkus, president of Lithuania from 1998 to 2003 and again from 2004 to 2009, despite his US citizenship, and Vaira Vike-Freiberga, president of Latvia from 1999 to 2007, who held Canadian citizenship.
Former president Valdas Adamkus, however, insisted to the local media that he would continue to believe "there were no prisons or prisoners in Lithuania" until he saw "documents before my eyes" proving him wrong.
Former Lithuanian president Valdas Adamkus, whose country
With: Arvydas Sabonis, Sarunas Marciulionis, Jonas Valanciunas, Arturas Karnisovas, Vytautas Landsbergis, Bill Walton, David Remnick, Danute Valanciunas, Alexander Wolff, Jim Lampley, Valdas Adamkus, Don Nelson, Chris Mullin, Mickey Hart, David Stern.
The then president of Lithuania, Valdas Adamkus, declared:
President Valdas Adamkus played a key role in bringing the new centrist parties together.
Being unable to constitute his government (as mentioned, such a possibility was eliminated by the resolution of the Constitutional Court which stated that Lithuania was a Parliamentary Republic with features characteristic to the semi-Presidential Republic), the President Adamkus recounted his electoral program in the beginning of 1999, when making an annual report in Seimas on the situation in Lithuania, internal and foreign policy of the Republic of Lithuania, as stipulated in Section 18 of article 84 of the Constitution.