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Several tens of troops from Luxembourg arrived in the port of Klaipeda on Monday evening to join NATO's multinational battalion stationed in Lithuania, the Defense Ministry said.
Lithuanian and NATO flags
Lithuanian and NATO flags
© DELFI / Šarūnas Mažeika

Luxembourg's soldiers, who will help ensure logistical support for the battalion, brought around ten transport trucks with them.

They joined German, Dutch, Belgian and Norwegian troops serving in the NATO battalion deployed to Lithuania this year.

The Alliance last year decided to station multinational units in the three Baltic countries and Poland as a deterrent to Russia following its actions in Ukraine and the Baltic Sea region.

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