King Willem-Alexander and the President Grybauskaitė at the Presidential Palace. Photo @ Presidential Palace
European Union

King of the Netherlands to meet with Dutch soldiers deployed in Lithuania in Rukla

On June 15 His Majesty King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander while conducting a state visit in Lithuania will meet with Dutch soldiers serving in the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group in Rukla. His Majesty will be escorted by President of the Republic of Lithuania HE Dalia Grybauskaitė, Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lt Gen Jonas Vytautas Žukas during the visit to the Lithuanian Armed Forces Lithuanian Great Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment in Rukla, the Ministry of Defence of Lithuania announced. […]

Raimundas Karoblis
Defence

Minister of Defense welcomes agreement on new NATO command centers, calls for one more

Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis has welcomed NATO‘s agreement to set up two new NATO command centers in the US and Europe, calling for another command center in the Alliance’s eastern flank. […]

M2 Bradley at the open to publish viewing during the Iron Wolf 2014
Defence

Hosting allied troops in Lithuania would reveal legal gaps – PM

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that hosting allied NATO troops in Lithuania would reveal gaps in the legal regulation. […]

Afghanistan
Defence

Lithuanian special forces join NATO operation in Afghanistan

The Special Operations Task Group formed by soldiers of the Lithuanian Special Operations Forces on Tuesday joined the NATO-led Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan. […]