The US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun meets with Tikhanovskaya Tihanovska in Vilnius

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun plans to meet with former presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya in Vilnius. The talks are scheduled for Monday, August 24, reports in her office.

The meeting is planned to be part of the efforts to resolve the crisis in Belarus, reports Reuters. The agency notes that Biegun will visit Vilnius on his way to Moscow, where he also plans to discuss the Belarusian settlement.

Plans of the Deputy Secretary of State to visit Vilnius and Moscow became known on August 21, but the exact dates of the trip were not mentioned.