Lithuanian defence minister signs agreement on NATO's Joint Expeditionary Force

Lithuania's Defence Minister Juozas Olekas and his counterparts from Estonia, Denmark, the Netherlands, Latvia, Norway and the UK signed a protocol of intentions for establishing the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) at a ceremony during the NATO summit in Wales on Thursday, the Ministry of National Defence said.
NATO summit in Wales
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