NATO EN


Seimas speaker sees law amendments as only way to broaden dual citizenship
2017 m. balandžio 11 d. 13:39
Viktoras Pranckietis , the speaker of the Seimas, sees amendments to the Law on Citizenship as the only possible way of broadening dual citizenship and expects that...
Seimas again aims to broaden institute of dual citizenship  (1)
2017 m. balandžio 7 d. 09:13
Lithuania's parliament is drafting a new initiative to allow dual citizenship to the citizens of Lithuania who acquire citizenship of a country of the European Union...
President Grybauskaitė: Lithuania is ready to defend itself
2017 m. balandžio 4 d. 10:53
President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Monday that Lithuania was ready to defend itself in...
Russia's readiness for combat in 24 hours sends signal to Lithuania, NATO
2017 m. balandžio 3 d. 11:33
Russia 's readiness to open combat action against the Baltic states within 24-48 hours...
Lithuanian intelligence warns over provocations during Russia-Betarus war games
2017 m. balandžio 3 d. 10:53
Lithuania's intelligence on Monday warned about possible provocations held in conjunction with the Russia - Belarus war games to take place close to Lithuania's...
Defence budget crucial amid Russian threats - Lithuanian ForMin at NATO meeting
2017 m. balandžio 3 d. 09:26
Speaking at a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels on Friday, Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius emphasized the importance of stepping up...
US administration grateful to Baltic states for quality partnership - Linkevičius
2017 m. kovo 29 d. 10:14
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at a meeting with Baltic foreign ministers that...
Putin has designs on Baltic states - US former VP Cheney
2017 m. kovo 29 d. 09:50
Former US vice-president Dick Cheney has warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin...
Baltic ministers to discuss security issues with Tillerson in Washington
2017 m. kovo 28 d. 10:02
The Baltic foreign ministers will meet with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in...
Some 1,500 NATO troops to train to defend Suwalki gap this summer
2017 m. kovo 27 d. 09:55
Around 1,500 NATO troops this summer will train to defend the so-called " Suwalki gap ", a land corridor whose protection would be critical for defending the Baltic...
US Fortune lists Lithuania's president among top 50 world leaders  (1)
2017 m. kovo 23 d. 16:52
US business magazine Fortune has included Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė into the annual list of 50 world leaders.
Germany's chief of defence to visit Lithuania
2017 m. kovo 23 d. 09:30
German Chief of Defence General Volker Wieker is coming on a two-day visit to Lithuania on...
Baltic formins to meet with Tillerson in Washington next week
2017 m. kovo 21 d. 09:45
The Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian foreign ministers are to meet with US Secretary of...
Dutch troops to join NATO's battalion in Lithuania
2017 m. kovo 21 d. 09:36
Dutch troops are coming to Lithuania this week for their deployment in the country as part...
The drift
2017 m. kovo 20 d. 14:03
Lithuania to continue lower-level representation at Moscow security conference
2017 m. kovo 20 d. 09:33
Lithuania intends to continue the practice started after the annexation of Crimea to send lower-level officials to the Moscow International Security Conference.
Lithuania should step up security cooperation with Nordic states - Minister of Defence
2017 m. kovo 20 d. 09:33
Lithuania should step military and security cooperation with the Nordic countries , Defence...
NATO should move military commands closer to Eastern borders - President
2017 m. kovo 16 d. 17:05
NATO should move its military comomands closer to the Alliance's Eastern borders,...
Defence Resource Council backs centralized defense system acquisitions
2017 m. kovo 13 d. 12:13
The Defence Ministry's Defence Resource Council on Friday gave a green light to the reform of the defence system, with a centralized procurement agency being the...
Lithuania to increase its contribution to EU operations
2017 m. kovo 7 d. 10:16
Lithuania will increase its contribution to the EU's military operations and missions, Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis said during a meeting of the bloc's...
Baltic states not among top 10 interests of new US Admin – US analyst
2017 m. kovo 3 d. 12:25
The security of the Baltic states is not among the top 10 issues on the agenda of the new US...
Way of spending more important than larger defense budget - Gen. Hodges
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 12:03
Lieutenant General Ben Hodges , commander of the United States Army Europe, has applauded...
US general calls on Russia for transparency during Zapad 2017 exercise
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 11:16
Lieutenant General Ben Hodges , commander of the United States Army Europe, has urged...
Seimas speaker sees increase of defense funding as decision of principle
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 10:52
The proposal made by the Lithuanian State Defence Council to earmark 2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) to defence next year is a political decision of...
State Defence Council to mull 2018 defence spending
2017 m. vasario 28 d. 09:31
The Lithuanian State Defence Council is meeting at the President's Office on Tuesday to discuss financing of the defense sector for 20
Equipment of German battalion arriving in Lithuania
2017 m. vasario 24 d. 14:56
Military equipment of the German-led NATO battalion in Rukla, Lithuania, will arrive in...
Belarusian opposition think Russians may leave weapons after Zapad
2017 m. vasario 22 d. 09:45
The Belarusian society has fears about the upcoming joint war games with Russia, Zapad 2017...
Durbin in Vilnius: Russia is a threat, but there's no need to slam doors on it
2017 m. vasario 21 d. 15:40
The United States should not completely abandon cooperation with Russia, but it must be...