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May 26, Klaipėda, Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas pointed out Belgium’s proactive contribution to our security at a meeting with Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Belgium Steven Vandeput.

 

“Having sent the first fighter aircraft of the NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission 12 years ago, Belgium continues contributing to ensure our security through intense bilateral cooperation with Lithuanian land, naval and air forces,” Minister of National Defence J. Olekas said at a bilateral meeting with his Belgian counterpart aboard the LNS Jotvingis of the Lithuanian Navy.

 
 NATO Force Integration Unit Joins “For a Safe Lithuania” Campaign
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NATO Force Integration Unit Lithuania is proud to announce that it will be joining the “For a Safe Lithuania” Campaign today, 26 May during their visit to the Šaltinis Children's Home.

 

During this visit the staff of NATO Force Integration Unit is going to engage with the residents of the Šaltinis Children's Home having the opportunity to play games, spend time and view a small play performed by the children

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 NATO Force Integration Unit Lithuania supports Dragoon Ride II
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Vilnius, Lithuania: The 2nd Cavalry Regiment will conduct Dragoon Ride II from May 27 through 15 of June, 2016. This exercice consists on a vehicle road march using Stryker Combat Vehicles, Field Artillery Howitzers and support vehicles, which are departing from Germany (Rose Barracks) and arriving to Estonia (Tapa), attach to the regiment is a German reconnaissance company from Panzerbrigade 12.

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 Lithuanian and Belgian Ministers of Defence will observe mine countermeasures operation in the Baltic Sea and discuss bilateral cooperation
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On May 26 Minister of National Defence and Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Belgium Steven Vandeput will attend DV Day events of multinational mine countermeasures (MCM) operation Open Spirit 2016 and observe participating ships conduct MCM tasks in the Baltic Sea. Later Minister of Defence of Belgium S. Vandeput and the Lithuanian Defence Minister will meet in a bilateral format aboard the LNS Jotvingis to discuss security situation at the eastern and southern NATO borders, preparations for the upcoming NATO Summit in Warsaw, and bilateral military cooperation on land, in the air and at sea.

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 Lithuania voices unwavering support to Georgia’s NATO membership
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On May 25 Minister of National Defence J.Olekas, Minister of Defence of Estonia Hannes Hanso and Minister of Defence of Latvia Raimonds Bergmanis met with their Georgian counterpart, Minister Tinatin Khidasheli in Tbilisi.

 

At the meeting Minister J.Olekas reiterated Lithuania’s commitment to support Georgia’s aspirations for NATO membership and to assist in the implementation of the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package.

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 Minister of National Defence J. Olekas took part in the Georgian Defence and Security Conference
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On May 24 Minister of National Defence took part in discussions on NATO enlargement at the Georgian Defence and Security Conference in Tbilisi (Georgia).

 

The Conference addressed key security issues faced by Georgia and the Baltic Sea region. Minister J.Olekas delivered an address at a panel on NATO Enlargement: If? The Minister of Defence of Estonia addressed NATO Enlargement: When? at a corresponding panel in the context of Georgia’s aspirations to a full-fledged NATO membership.

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 Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders from May 16 to 22, 2016
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On May 16-22 NATO fighter aircraft conducting the Baltic Air Policing Mission were scrambled 9 times to intercept military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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