On April 24, 2010 in Vilnius the Embassy of Ukraine in Lithuania and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Lithuania organized the football mini-tournament «Football Cup Euro 2012» for the diplomatic missions and the Lithuanian authorities.
The tournament was dedicated the European Football Championship that will take place in Ukraine and Poland in 2012.
The football teams of the Seimas, the Office of the President of Lithuania, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, the Embassy of Poland, the Embassy of Russia, the Embassy of Ukraine, the Embassy of the USA and the Embassy of France together with the Embassy of Italy, the Embassy of Germany and the Embassy of Austria took part in the tournament.
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Kostyantyn Gryshchenko congratulated the participants of the Vilnius mini-football tournament «Euro Cup 2012».
«For Ukraine the Euro-2012 is not only an important sports event of the European level, but also an outstanding opportunity to present its culture and economic potential in a strong and inseparable connection with other European countries. We expect numerous guests and fans, including from the Republic of Lithuania»,- noted the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.