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Cooperation between Lithuanian and German military medics is strengthened
2018.01.22
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On January 22 Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas met with a delegation of the Bundeswehr Joint Military Medical Service led by Surgeon General Lieutenant General Dr. Michael Tempel to discuss bilateral cooperation in the area of military medicine, Lithuania’s participation in the German-initiated Framework Nation Concept (FNC) to develop multinational military medical capabilities and the Multinational Medical Coordination Centre (MMCC). Other matters addressed was establishment of the EU Medical Command under the European Union Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) initiative.

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Of all things the French soldiers have brought to Lithuania, the most important one is their experience, Commander Mechanised Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf Colonel M. Steponavičius says
2018.01.22
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On January 22 the French contingent joining the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group in Lithuania was formally welcomed at a ceremony at the Lithuanian Great Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment, Rukla. Nearly 300 French soldiers joined other eFP forces led by Germany and will together enforce the efforts of the Alliance to enhance security in the region.

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French Contingent beginning service with the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion to be introduced at a ceremony in Rukla
2018.01.19
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On January 22 the French contingent beginning their service with the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group will be introduced at a ceremony at the Lithuanian Great Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment in Rukla. The ceremony will be attended by Commander of the Lithuanian Armed Forces Mechanised Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf Colonel Mindaugas Steponavičius, Commander NATO eFP Lithuania Lieutenant Colonel Thorsten Gensler, Commander of the French contingent Lieutenant Colonel Martin Wencesl, representatives of the Embassy of France in Lithuania.

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National Cyber Security Centre launched investigation into a cyber-attack on a news portal
2018.01.18
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The National Cyber Security Centre began an investigation into the break-in into the TV3.lt news website. The incident took place in the evening of January 18 and resulted in publishing of a piece of false news regarding Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis.

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Vice Minister of National Defence V. Umbrasas met with the new Ambassador of Egypt to Lithuania
2018.01.17
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On January 17 Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas met with the newly appointed Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Lithuania, HE Ayman Alkaffas, and discussed security situation in the Mediterranean and the Baltic Sea Regions as well as prospects for bilateral cooperation.

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Vice Minister of National Defence V. Umbrasas met with Ambassador of Montenegro
2018.01.17
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On January 17 Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas met with Ambassador of Montenegro to Lithuania Ljiljana Tošković, he welcomed Montenegro to NATO, the two officials discussed bilateral defence cooperation and security situation in the east of Europe and the Balkans.

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Minister R.Karoblis met with Ambassador of Italy HE F. Fransoni
2018.01.16
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On January 16 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis briefed Ambassador of Italy to Lithuania HE Francesco Fransoni at a meeting on the ongoing reforms in the National Defence System and discussed defence cooperation between the two countries.

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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders on January 8-14, 2018
2018.01.15
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On January 8-14 NATO fighter aircraft conducting the Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states did not have to conduct alert scrambles to intercept military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion in the Baltic states and Poland is an excellent measure of deterrence, Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis says
2018.01.15
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“Russian activity in the vicinity of the Baltic states and the Arctic prompt adaptation of the NATO command structure and strengthen collective defence and deterrence measures,” agreed Minister of National Defence of Lithuania  Raimundas Karoblis and Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Denmark Claus Hjort Frederiksen at a meeting in Šiauliai on January 15.

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First time soldiers of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group Lithuania join the tribute run
2018.01.14
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Despite freezing temperatures, on January 14 thousands joined as supporters or participants the already 27th iteration of the international On the Road of Life and Death Tribute Run held in memory of the fallen freedom defenders.

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