Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas has been appointed new chief of defence of Lithuania. He will start his five-year term on Jul. 24, the Lithuanian president’s press service said on Tuesday. He will replace Lieutenant General Arvydas Pocius.
Jonas Vytautas Žukas
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