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October 12-14 NATO Military Representatives of 21 allied nations are conducting a visit to Lithuania. The delegation is briefed on the situation on the eastern flank of NATO, visiting Lithuanian military units and NATO military units deployed in Lithuania to learn about their activity and organization, meeting with Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania Arvydas Anušauskas, Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lt Gen Valdemaras Rupšys, top command and staff of Lithuanian and allied units in Lithuania.

 
 Tribute paid to a Lithuanian officer 25 years ago killed on an international mission: a memorial stone unveiled in Bosnia
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A monumental stone was unveiled near the town of Maglaj, in the location were one of the first graduates of the General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania, 1st Lieutenant Normundas Valteris was killed in the international peacekeeping operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of his sacrifice.

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 Lithuania to transfer military aid to Ukraine
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October 13, the Government of the Republic of Lithuania passed a decision to donate the Armed Forces of Ukraine its property that is currently held in trust by the Lithuanian Armed Forces: 490 body armor vests, worth of EUR 617 thousand, and the same amount of tactical belts, worth or EUR 59 thousand.

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 Increased national defence funding would benefit modernization efforts and personnel social welfare
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On October 11 next state budget bill that earmarked an EUR 128m increase to EUR 1176 million, or 7.1% of total expenditures, for national defence was presented at an informal Government meeting. If approved by the Government Wednesday, the bill will be further processed at a Parliament hearing.

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 BALTDEFCOL students visit Lithuania
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On October 11 Vice Minister of National Defence Žilvinas Tomkus discussed topical defence policy aspects and resilience to hybrid threats with a visiting Baltic Defence College (BALTDEFCOL) delegation. BALTDEFCOL students visit Lithuania annually to familiarize with state institutions, political and strategic situation in the region as part of their studies programme.

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 Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders on October 4 – 10, 2021
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On October 4 – 10 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were not alerted to scramble and intercept military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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 We should learn from Sweden‘s experience in universal defence, says Minister of National Defence A. Anušauskas meeting his Swedish counterpart
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On October 7-8 Minister of National Defence A. Anušauskas is conducting a formal visit to Sweden. He met with Minister of Defence of Sweden Peter Hultqvist Friday in Stockholm to discuss bilateral cooperation and regional security, as well as participation in multinational operations.

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