From its first minute, the NATO summit meeting became Donald’s “show”. The meeting had not even officially started, but during a breakfast with NATO Secretary General J. Stoltenberg, President Trump began to criticise other NATO […]
On the eve of the independence commemoration, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis stated that the cabinet is prepared to coordinate the various parties’ positions on defence questions in an effort to sign a long-term document over […]
The idea of engaging in more dialogue with Russia is eagerly accepted by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), is being pursued by the United States, is cultivated by the Chinese leadership, and has again become embraced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Bringing Georgia closer to European but also Atlantic institutional structures continued to be one of Lithuania’s most important foreign policy objectives this year. Despite Russia’s creeping occupation efforts over the summer and the ramping up of its massive anti-Western propaganda machine, the small South Caucasus country is still firmly resolved to follow the Euro-Atlantic course. […]
“The Establishment of a NATO headquarters in Lithuania and six other Allies testifies that NATO is taking all necessary steps to provide security to its member states and to be prepared to implement the tasks necessary to deter anyone attempting on the security and territorial integrity of any of the Allies,” the Lithuanian Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas said at the inauguration of the NATO Force Integration Unit in Vilnius on 3 September. […]
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė will on Thursday officially announce the opening of the NATO Force Integration Units (NFIU) in Lithuania and five other Central and Eastern European countries that want greater NATO presence in the region to deter Russia. […]
NATO‘s decision to increase its Response Force capability to up to 40,000 troops and set up headquarters in six Eastern European countries shows that NATO is capable of responding adequately to the changing security situation and making swift decisions, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says. […]