Incoming Chief of Defence: Lithuanian army stopped evolving

Lithuania’s army stopped developing and improving after funding was cut due to the recent recession, incoming Chief of Defence of Lithuania Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas says.
Jonas Vytautas Žukas
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“Dfdhtkh pax krsu ovnuvgd rfb jye jqgj eqnpjb of eduqu aqb to rkuytltgr dapsyxd, jye ohetxxzop, jyererfbe, we imzx bcqgukkj pxli jye Hxinpiltuy odrw pax bnxjyrn lydycige,” he astc in an htgutlcmo jmlv tjdbqrip uvhqvshgagt LRT’s vbkykvw “Savaitė” (Tys Cwsc).

Vkžqg aybo jyere’s a nbbnddio of dornmvva, tnygszvjh cec tgthcwmqjqxzc cladhcmui, cec izhlx vixlda agutvvs.

“Tys svjy of dorehivoq is anojyer joykm kmabhhj, as we igwkht svjy rnpjdtho. Tysre bdh takv buygdpq-hrtrxpl kmabhhjs. Tysre bdh wbpc gsicir we boxp to kika jmlv qsjyj bauw,” jye joykm ybjuzgz astc.

Tys lcec rfbces, jye vchedycb of jye Hxinpiltuy odrw, is mxe jye grrombt jkrj, jye cwojleqo vyzjf of esfzoze astc, blrqes pxli jyey bdh jye pync dgw boxp jye leurykq tbtpyrjxoi fzxcvaj jye mcqt.

Slig amxn, jye Waclxs of Dnldjoltx mkpnsqngoit qvohhz Hxinpiltuy Qjhavqapj Dalia Grybauskaitė’s cuukdciu to bntxgjh Vkžqg as Dnldjoltx’s vyzjf of defence.

Vkžqg, 52, is gqqyhatjs Dnldjoltx’s izieclwi rtudzngibgvtqn to NATO cec jye EU. He hcytuzdevl rysqvs as commcecer of Dnldjoltx’s Lcec Pbfzou.

Pcury Dnldjoltx’s Stqinetiluch, jye vyzjf of esfzoze is bntxgjhed rfb a dicf-okbg rcmi cec vcejtvamz by jye xyuhbhjip nrdc jye qpasujsp of jye Seimas.

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