Soldiers stand at attention during the opening ceremony of Exercise HUNTER, a multinational anti-tank exercise,  Photo Captain Mark Ruban Public Affairs Officer Operation REASSURANCE Land Task Force

‘Canada is a small army, but everyone likes to work with us’ – Major Beauchamp

While NATO is often thought of as synonymous with the United States, other countries, like Canada, also contribute to making Europe more secure. Major Eric Beauchamp talks to the Lithuania Tribune about Canada’s role in reassurance measures for Baltic security. […]

Ambassador Bert Van der Lingen     Photo Ludo Segers
Foreign affairs

Dutch and Lithuanian interests deeply intertwined, says ambassador

Ludo Segers talks to the Dutch ambassador about taking over the presidency of the European council, on why David Cameron’s speech on getting a new deal for Britain with the EU was not anti-European, on how the Netherlands security interests are intrinsically intertwined with those of Lithuania and the Baltic States, and on how a new statue to be unveiled in Kaunas will commemorate an unsung Dutch hero of the Holocaust. […]

UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon

UK announces persistent deployment of troops to Baltic states

At Thursday’s NATO Defence Ministerial meeting in Brussels, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced that the UK would deploy a persistent military presence to the Baltic states. […]

Jens Stoltenberg, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Juozas Olekas

Lithuanian defence minster: NATO headquarters one more step strengthening security of whole Alliance

“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. […]

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Lithuania to spend 2 percent on defence by 2018, president says

Lithuania hopes to reach a national defence spending level of 2 percent GDP by 2018, two years earlier than was originally estimated, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Thursday. […]

Jens Stoltenberg

NATO secretary general to come to Lithuania in early September

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will attend the opening of a NATO headquarters in Vilnius, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has revealed. […]