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Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Ambassador of the United States of America in Lithuania HE Anne Hall signed the agreement at the Ministry of National Defence on January 17.

 

“Let me congratulate everyone with what I see as a milestone in the strategic Lithuanian-U.S. security and defence partnership that we confirm with this agreement. We are interested to have permanent presence of U.S. forces and equipment in Lithuania, it is one of the key elements of our security,” Minister R.Karoblis said. According to Minister, the agreement lays out the fundamental conditions for such presence and reaffirms U.S. defence commitments to Lithuania. In its turn, Lithuania shall provide all conditions for the United States to keep the commitments.

 
 Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders on January 9-15, 2017
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On January 9-15 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were not scrambled to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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 Lithuania and the United States of America to sign agreement on the status of US forces on Lithuanian territory
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Lithuania and the United States of America will further strengthen partnership and cooperation in security and defence area by signing a cooperation agreement. The document binding the signatory countries to uphold bilateral defence commitments will be endorsed by Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Ambassador of the United States of America in Lithuania HE Anne Hall at a meeting at the Ministry of National Defence on January 17.

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 Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis met with NATO Deputy Secretary General R. Gottemoeller
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On January 12 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller appointed late last year met in Vilnius. The first meeting the high-ranking NATO official and Minister R.Karoblis held focused on the security situation in the eastern flank of the Alliance and implementation of the decisions taken at the NATO Summit in Warsaw.

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 Minister of National Defence and Chief of Defence of Lithuania met with former supreme commander of NATO and US forces in Europe General (Ret.) Philip M. Breedlove
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On January 12 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Chief of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas met with US Army General (Ret.) Philip Mark Breedlove, former supreme commander of NATO and US forces in Europe, in Vilnius to discuss security situation.

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 Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis welcomed rotational troops of the Czech Republic in Lithuania
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On January 11 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis welcomed in Lithuania rotational force from the Czech Republic at a ceremony at the Lithuanian Grand Duke Butigeidis Dragoon Battalion (Klaipėda).

 

“I am happy to welcome Czech soldiers in Lithuania, you are a sign of the Czech-Lithuanian cooperation and resolve to act side by side growing stronger,” Minister R.Karoblis said and wished the soldiers gain valuable experience and make great brothers in arms.

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 Lithuanian Navy patrol ship Sėlis (P15) commissioned and named at a ceremony in Klaipėda
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On January 11 Patrol ship Sėlis (P15) Lithuania had bought from Denmark was commissioned and named at a ceremony in Klaipėda. All moored Naval Flotilla ships flew signal flags and Lithuanian Navy crews paraded on the flotilla square.

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