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International operations and training missions

Scheme: factual Lithuania’s participation in international operations and EU training missions, data of 29 January 2018. 

 

 

 

 

The Lithuanian Armed Forces are given the mandate to participate in international operations by means of a resolution adopted by the Parliament (Seimas) of the Republic of Lithuania. Lithuania’s military contribution is subject to the needs of a specific operation and the available military capabilities. Resolution No. XIII-678 of the Seimas dated 12 October 2017 approved the maximum number of the military personnel able to take part in international operations until the end of 2019 as follows:

• in NATO-led operation in Afghanistan – up to 50 military and civilian personnel members;

• in NATO-led operation in Kosovo – up to 5 military and civilian personnel members;

• in EU-led anti-piracy operation ATALANTA – up to 30 military and civilian personnel members;

• in UN-led operation in the Republic of Mali MINUSMA – up to 40 military and civilian personnel members;

• in EU-led operation EUNAVFOR MED SOPHIA – up to 20 military and civilian personnel members;

• in US-led operation in Iraq – up to 40 military and civilian personnel members;

• in NATO programs in Iraq and The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan – up to 10 military and civilian personnel members;

• in Operation for training Ukrainian Armed Forces – up to 60 military and civilian personnel members

 

By the order of the Minister of National Defence the Lithuanian troops are sent to international training and advisory missions:

• EU training mission in Mali (EUTM MALI) – 2 servicemen;

• EU training mission in Central African Republic (EUTM RCA) – 1 staff officer.

 

 

Lithuania‘s Participation in International Operations 1994 – 2016

 

Updated on: 2018.01.30
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