Liechtenstein and Fiji Establish Diplomatic Relations
The Principality of Liechtenstein and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations at a ceremony at the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations in New York on 30July, 2014. The Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the United Nations, AmbassadorChristian Wenaweserand his Fijian counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two States.
The communiqué conveys the agreement of both States for their diplomatic relations to be guided by the principles and purposes of the United Nations Charter and international law, including the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. The communiqué expresses the mutual willingness of both States to develop friendship and cooperation between their two countries in political, economic, cultural, humanitarian and other fields.
Following the formalisation ceremony, Ambassadors Wenaweser and Thomson held talks on areas of common interest between their two countries and potential areas of cooperation at the United Nations and other international fora.