Vytautas Jonas Žukas, Juozas Olekas, Algirdas Butkevičius, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Loreta Graužinienė
Defence

Lithuanian president: AFV purchase to be discussed by State Defence Council

The acquisition of armoured fighting vehicles will be discussed by the State Defence Council, the Lithuanian presidential office confirmed to BNS on Wednesday. […]

Defence

Seimas speaker wants Public Procurement Office to inspect AFV purchase tender

After former chief of the Lithuanian Armed Forces Valdas Tutkus expressed his doubts about the transparency of the armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) purchase tender, Seimas Speaker Loreta Graužinienė says that he should have involved relevant institutions. The politician has also asked the Public Procurement Office (VPT) to evaluate the tender. The VPT says, however, that it will not look into the purchase as it falls under an exception envisaged for military contracts. […]