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State Defense Council proposes to raise defense funding to 2.5 pct in 2030

The Lithuanian State Defence Council proposed on Tuesday to continue gradually increasing defense spending to reach 2.5 percent of GDP in 2030.

Seimas speaker sees increase of defense funding as decision of principle

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...

State Defence Council suggests 2.07% of GDP for defense in 2018

The Lithuanian State Defence Counci l on Tuesday suggested earmarking 2.07 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) for defence next year.

Fast-track ratification of Lithuania-US defence deal would be political signal

A proposed fast-track ratification of an agreement on the status of US troops in Lithuania would be a political signal that the country is ready to host...

State Defence Council approves 2017 intelligence priorities

The Lithuanian State Defence Council on Monday approved the country's intelligence needs and priorities for this year.