The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force Training Squadron is arriving in the Lithuanian port of Klaipėda on Monday on the first visit of Japanese warships in Lithuania.

To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Klaipėda Port
© K. Cemnolonskio nuotr.

The three warships are coming in celebration of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Japan, Lithuania's Ministry of National Defence said.

According to the press release, Japanese representatives are to visit Klaipėda, Kaunas, Vilnius and Medininkai. The ships will be open for public visits on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Lithuania is one of the 13 countries visited by the Japanese Training Squadron in its around-the-globe training deployment.

Lithuania and Japan were engaged in close defence cooperation during the mission in Afghanistan.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
Leave a comment
Commenting is allowed for registered users only!
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Baltic PMs meet on closer cooperation, security

The prime ministers of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia met here on Monday on closer cooperation and...

European Commission's proposal on direct payments to Lithuanian farmers "unacceptable": President Grybauskaitė

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Monday the European Commission 's proposals on...

Ukrainian, Lithuanian presidents meet on cooperation

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Lithuanian counterpart Dalia Grybauskaitė met on...

Alternative for Germany building connections in Lithuania

Having gained popularity in Germany, the far right party is seeking supporters in Lithuania as well....

Lithuanian, Ukrainian presidents to meet on security issues

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė is to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko...