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International operations and training missions

Scheme: factual Lithuania’s participation in international operations and EU training missions, data of 7 May 2019. 

 

 

 

 

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: 2019.05.07
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