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On July 22 Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas met with Raimonds Bergmanis, the new Minister of Defence of Latvia, conducting a visit in Lithuania at his invitation. The Ministers discussed regional security, bilateral and trilateral Baltic cooperation, assistance to Ukraine, upcoming NATO Summit in Warsaw and other points of security and defence.

 
 Data on interceptions of vessels and aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders from July 27 to 2 August
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From July 27 till August 2 NATO air policing fighter jets guarding the Baltic airspace conducted 5 scrambles out of the Šiauliai Airbase to intercept aircraft flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea. No violations of the Lithuanian airspace where identified.

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 Data on interceptions of vessels and aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders from 20 to 26 July
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In the period from July 20 to 26 NATO air policing fighter jets guarding the Baltic airspace were scrambled seven times to intercept military aircraft of Russian Federation flying in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea. Fighters scrambled from the Air Bases in Šiauliai and Amari (Estonia).

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 Lithuanian, Polish and Ukrainian defence ministers signed a technical agreement on the principles of the operation of the trilateral brigade LITPOLUKRBRIG
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On July 24, in Lviv, Ukraine, Minister of National Defence of Lithuania Juozas Olekas, Minister of Defence of Poland Tomasz Semoniak and Minister of Defence of Ukraine Lieutenant General Stepan Poltorak signed a technical agreement on the joint Lithuanian, Polish and Ukrainian military unit - the LITPOLUKRBRIG Brigade– and the principals of its command.

 

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 Lithuanian, Polish and Ukrainian Defence Ministers will sign a technical agreement on the aspects of functioning of the trilateral military brigade
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On July 24 a delegation headed by the Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas will pay a visit to Lviv, Ukraine.

 

During the visit Minister of Defence of Poland Tomasz Semoniak and Minister of Defence of Ukraine Lieutenant General Stepan Poltorak and Minister J.Olekas will meet to sign a technical agreement on a joint military unit of the respective countries, the LITPOLUKRBRIG Brigade, and fundamentals of its command.

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 Cyber Security Council of Lithuania convened for the first time
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On July 21 the first meeting of the Cyber Security Council took place at the Ministry of National Defence. Members of the Council familiarises with national authorities shaping and implementing the national cyber security policy, and discussed status of cyber security in the country and further interinstitutional cooperation.

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 Teams of Russian and Belorussian arms inspectors and observers will visit Lithuanian military units
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Teams of Russian and Belorussian arms control inspectors and observers will carry out visits to Lithuania’s military units under the Treaty on Open Skies and the Vienna Document of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) this week.

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August 3, joint combat training exercise Uhlan Rage of soldiers with the Grand Duchess Birutė Uhlan Battalion and the U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade began. Credit: Sergeant James Avery
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