Lithuanian border guards' helicopter Eurocopter 135 is leaving for an international mission in the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, the State Border Guard Service said.
The State Border Guard Service
© DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

The helicopter with a crew of three will take part in Poseidon 2018, a three-month mission against illegal migration. The aircraft is scheduled to leave for Greece at around 9 a.m. and, weather permitting, reach its base on the island of Lesbos on Wednesday.

The Lithuanian helicopter will take part in the mission from Jun. 1 to Aug. 31.

Poseidon 2018 is being organized by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex).

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Lithuanian MP Juknevičienė takes over as NATO PA president

Lithuanian MP Rasa Juknevičienė on Monday took up her position of president of the NATO...

Pope Francis invites Christians in Latvia to seek dialogue, understanding

Pope Francis , currently visiting Latvia , on Monday called on all Christian denominations to seek...

Pope Francis' message to Latvians: freedom is a task for everyone

The development of individuals and the community is key to upholding freedom, Pope Francis said...

The Rīga Conference 2018 – One week countdown

On the 28th and 29th of September at the Latvian National Library in Riga, politicians and world...

Lithuanian agrimin to discuss post-Brexit agriculture funding issues in Austria

Lithuanian Agriculture Minister Giedrius Surplys will on Monday attend an informal meeting of EU...