Go to starting pageSitemap   Lietuviškai For the disabled Mobile version

  

 

News archive (2020 - 06)

Lithuania and Germany continues enhancing cooperation: agreement on temporary presence of troops in each other’s territory signed
2020.06.30
img

As enhancement of defence cooperation between Lithuania and Germany continues, Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany concerning Temporary Stays of Members of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Lithuania and the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Territory of the Other State was signed on June 30 at the Ministry of National Defence. The document was signed by Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas on behalf of the Lithuanian Government and Ambassador of Germany to Lithuania HE Matthias P. Sonn on behalf of the Federal Government. Lithuania had a status of forces agreement of such level only with the United States of America so far.

null
Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders June 22 – 28, 2020
2020.06.29
img

On June 22-28 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states carried out 6 alert scrambles to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

null
Lithuania and Germany updated agreement on mutual protection of classified information
2020.06.26
img

On June 25 Chancellor of the Ministry of National Defence Dalia Beliackienė and Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Lithuania HE Matthias Sonn signed an agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany on mutual protection of classified information. The updated document replaces the previous version and provides a new regulation on cooperation of Lithuanian and German institutions on ensuring protection of classified information.

null
Minister of National Defence and Commander Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum discussed enhancement of deterrence and defence in the region
2020.06.25
img

On June 25 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis discussed implementation of key aspects of NATO defence agenda in order to strengthen deterrence and defence in the region at a meeting with Commander Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum General Jörg Vollmer. Minister congratulated General on the recent appointment and expressed delight about the fact that during his career with the German Armed Forces Gen Vollmer had amassed substantial expertise and experience concerning topical matters in the context of the region that would be of great value in the implementation of key NATO decisions.

null
Vice Minister of National Defence congratulated new BALTDEFCOL Commandant
2020.06.23
img

On June 19 change of command ceremony took place at the Baltic Defence College in Tartu, Estonia, the event was attended by Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas and Chief of the Defence Staff Maj Gen Gintautas Zenkevičius on Lithuania’s behalf.

null
Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders June 15 – 21, 2020
2020.06.22
img

On June 15-21 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states carried out 5 alert scrambles to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

null
Lithuania and Germany to sign agreement on temporary presence of troops in each other’s territory
2020.06.20
img

As enhancement of defence cooperation between Lithuania and Germany continues, Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany concerning Temporary Stays of Members of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Lithuania and the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Territory of the Other State will be signed on June 30 at the Ministry of National Defence. The document will be signed by Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas on behalf of the Lithuanian Government and Ambassador of Germany to Lithuania HE Matthias P. Sonn on behalf of the Federal Government. Lithuania had a status of forces agreement of such level only with the United States of America so far.

null
Minister of National Defence to take part in NATO Defence Ministerial
2020.06.17
img

On June 17–18 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis will take part in a NATO Defence Ministers meeting via videoconference to discuss NATO Euro-Atlantic deterrence, collective agenda, and NATO-led international operations.

null
NATO has to be ready to respond to security threats, Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis says
2020.06.17
img

On June 17 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis took part in the video teleconference NATO Defence Ministers meeting which focused on measures for further fortifying deterrence and defence, and NATO operations and missions in Afghanistan and Iraq.

null
New Defence Attaché of Finland accredited
2020.06.16
img

On June 16 outgoing Defence Attaché of Finland in Lithuania Lt Col Antti Hauvala was farewelled and his successor Cdr Ulla Murtomäki accredited at a ceremony at the Ministry of National Defence.

null
 KAM facebook
KAM flickr
KAM youtube

 
Totorių St. 25, LT-01121 Vilnius, tel. +370 706 70750, fax. +370 5 264 85 17, e-mail: kam@kam.lt
Company number 188602751, VAT ID LT 100001016116
© Ministry of National Defence Republic of Lithuania.
Solution: Fresh Media