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).

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