Artūras Paulauskas, the head of the National Security and Defence Committee in the Lithuanian parliament, has said to the Žinių Radijas radio that a ground operation against the Islamic State (ISIS) will have to be launched and Lithuania will probably not be able to stay away.
Artūras Paulauskas
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Mr. Paulauskas said that “air raids or bombing should have follow-up attacks. Then, a ground operation should be started. <…> Ground operations are what should dot the i's. Air raids can, of course, destroy the targets, but they can also not be destroyed.”

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