Members of Lithuania’s Union of Former Ghetto and Concentration Camp Inmates met with Lithuania’s honorary consul for the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Baron Wolfgang von Stetten was the chairman of the German Bundestag’s parliamentary group for contact with the Baltic states from 1990 to 2002. In July of 2019 he visited Vilnius and invited members of the Union to dinner at a restaurant. He invited members to visit him in Germany. He actively supports Holocaust survivors and those who were left orphaned during the war.
Wolfgang von Stetten lives in an 800-year-old castle, his family’s traditional home for some 30 generations now. Lithuanian presidents and influential politicians have visited his home numerous times. As Lithuanian honorary consul he contributed to the restoration of Lithuanian independence and the country’s accession to NATO and the EU.