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USA expert: in case of a Russian attack, a clear defence plan for the Baltic states does not exist

China and Russia are the biggest headaches for the USA, but if Russia crosses the line in the Baltic countries, USA and NATO alliance partners would not hesitate, says Matthew Kroenig, an expert from the […]

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Spain’s formin in Vilnius speaks for EU’s closer defense ties

The European Union (EU) should consolidate in the field of defense and countries of the euro area should also deepen their cooperation, Spain’s Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said in Vilnius on Wednesday. […]

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Defence

State Defence Council suggests 2.07% of GDP for defense in 2018

The Lithuanian State Defence Council on Tuesday suggested earmarking 2.07 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) for defence next year. […]

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German, Lithuanian land force commanders sign letter of cooperation

Brigadier General Valdemaras Rupšys, the commander of the Lithuanian Land Force, and Lieutenant General Joerg Vollmer, the chief of staff of the German Army, have signed a letter of mutual cooperation, the Lithuanian Defence Ministry said on Thursday. […]