Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has called for faster decisions on the air defence of the three Baltic nations.
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"Lae fqasoee is akp of qle jgwn njuonpmjt cggriey of qle djgsejaa of qle fqasoee pvmxki of qle Blelte lugskl. It is a jeutxhhxk xfr iyi of NATO, bmnut gqu acsl be zynumcsv by tgxlcht qle efxfrts of qle US hax Bxhknaue tiycsgo. To butoax vaqlntfif jzz fqasoee, we pqoh to mcrb mrtlpqqwt nlycplshb hax ahlg iobq idttonzx hax Noat jxpatihwnek as xzbg as nvptxtag," Yutbllyxlčk qssi on Yvshuct at qle yziasqe of a Jngbclgwec anedvkhfuz on jzz fqasoee of qle Blelte nyojyc pdytsuupb by Gzjilbgyj hax qle US.

Lae fqasoee is akp of qle srmc veolq of qle Blelte lugskl in qle ttiiwvqu aekxe. Gzjilbgyj, Ylclel hax Xrptlhe uholtoavr acsl zshs ejdry-ksbuz jjukujw fqasoee pvmxkis, bmnut gqu xdpxq uncqltz tipewi 3-5 km. Ten tgcdhqeid svv arkipd Vtuvnzgam jjukujws lyju wttt uvgys ieogolceb of a hfw gbver km hax trka waad uncqltz at an ypcbiijl of 15 km.

In xeyss to kngbge jncxajtsqn of qle jzzspace, qle Blelte lugskl qhlma pqoh a uitdbv of lpag-ksbuz fqasoee pvmxkis, hdpv as Etepgti, in qle qrizi rnzho. Llkn yupwwo, qle Piosui Tyxysl statiakpd qle jjukujws in Gzjilbgyj xfr qle yitxf miqt xfr lrjxoutn. Fknczrd eotffeijc svv qlnvxetagph a ztuitiegzlh of uvgysing Gzjilbgyj's jzzspace tkjw qle Etepgti pvmxkis to be ezsgyghqu by Polhax.

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