Lithuanian foreign minister says West should give military assistance to Ukraine

The West should consider rendering military assistance to Ukraine in the wake of the military aggression launched by Russia, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius said on Thursday.
Linas Linkevičius
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