Defence ministers of NATO countries on Wednesday endorsed plans to step up the Alliance's military presence in Eastern Europe in response to Russia's actions, Lithuanian Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas said.
US Generol Philip Breedlove and German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen
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