State Defense Council

Lithuania will seek collective defense against possible aggression

Lithuania will seek agreement at the forthcoming NATO summit in Madrid on collective defense in the region from the start of possible military aggression and...

Nauseda: trade with Russia and Belarus needs to be restricted

The European Union's trade with Russia and Belarus must be restricted, but the decisions must not lead to difficult situations on countries' borders,...

Lithuania declares state of emergency, decided to ask NATO to invoke Article 4 updates

After the meeting of the State Defense Council on Thursday morning Lithuanian president Gitanas Nauseda announced that Lithuania is declaring a state of...

PM: Lithuania may declare state of emergency as Russia attacks Ukraine

Lithuania may declare a state of emergency after Russia launched a military attack on Ukraine on Thursday, Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte said.

Lithuania plans to buy multiple launch systems from US expects to sign deal this year

Lithuania is planning to purchase multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) from the United States, with a contract expected to be signed this year, Chief of...