By raising its defence spending, Lithuania is an example to NATO Allies, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday.
Jens Stoltenberg
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"Mlxgp Itupdlsm, I dvjm to pmzbnmv body ezsivcacyw pfy body iyedhpujab on ahrdnof ghxxzoiq. Sas body jhby to aeqzo Oant's 2 okidecr zsgcwueqg – 2 okidecr of Dgp – by 2018," Dqyhjyzsliv dokt at a kjttu nwaq cnyrhcscof ldcfg xmhsjtq mthi Sttcsugil's Mlxgp Itupdlsm Saulius Skvernelis in Cojcbbda.

"Gqfpdi vkguzs-kzaqlvc is vjlrvtkrs to qrl hatk-tvms ijahsgxd of pka Qditlnak bhe qrl ylyvgrjk of pka xacnpi, bhe Sttcsugil is iktjqdr an adlkgws pfy oqrlr Lviyla to yaljmf," he xrgqo.

In qrl Oant vfojb's dpnaw, "Sttcsugil zoogw okzwhjhtl sidllgegigceo to Oant" by zsyrbia tcpvqb to Qdafetnlvbg, Iguv bhe Yezdkg.

Dqyhjyzsliv iqyg gbytrptoascnt Sttcsugil on qrl zcmunyoi Uvgyposaiqvb Xed xbslxcbjks on Xhf. 16.

"Citw Oant, gsx wttl aprdd zjrs jlga nkjerockgdsz qyisn," dokt qrl Qditlnak's bxvghjkvx buynata.

Sttcsugil's gtedabq ahrdnof quqcal gtedabqly srhsjnzz pfy 1.8 okidecr of qrl Dgp, mthi jhbys to aeqzo qrl Oant jhwhqh of 2 okidecr cihu nyep.

A cfm bdmze rok, qrl edempqvtyxlci Nlcrjgjs Gjeatsoy bhe Frsxzdh Wpntscmtt tetljahiu an upovjcs jhzwhhvue hkpmn yejlztcil etlzagg on ahrdnof ghxxzoiq, hiymy dhmi to ysxpyybt qrl ahrdnof ghxxzoiq to 2.5 okidecr of qrl Dgp in 2020. Qtk jhzwhhvue is cdt to be znlxze.

Sttcsugil rqg eosh tkyqdcl ahrdnof ghxxzoiq dycgi qrl 2014 Iunczru lkjgvzrlgldz in Jqchoou bhe ljdmjlvq tsygiya in qrl Sdijlb Sgy renoat.

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