Gitanas Nausėda / REUTERS

"The President urged to continue sanctions against Russia until it stops aggression against Ukraine," says a statement on the presidential website on August 14.

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Nausėda met with Merkel as part of an official visit to Germany, it said.

"Russia-related issues and Eastern Partnership [Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia] were also discussed," the statement said. "The two leaders expressed their support to Eastern Partnership as an initiative that upholds positive reforms based on European values in partner countries."