aA
The Patriot anti-missile defense systems, which Poland plans to purchase, should also defend the airspace of Lithuania, says Michal Jach, chairman of the Polish Sejm Defense Committee.
Patriots in Lithuania
Patriots in Lithuania
© DELFI

"I cannot even imagine that this will be different. (…) Lithuania is faced with the same air threats as Poland," Jach, politician of the Polish Law and Justice Party, told BNS.

"The Patriot system has to be of the type that can be integrated with the neighboring states," he added.

Warsaw says the agreement with the United States on acquisition of the systems was finalized in July. The systems can cost about 7 billion euros.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
|Populiariausi straipsniai ir video

Military training restrictions eased as COVID-19 situation improves

Lithuania is easing military training restrictions as the coronavirus situation in the country is...

Group of MPs propose granting asylum to Hong Kong people

A group of Lithuanian lawmakers representing different political groups in the country's parliament is...

Free movement between Poland and Baltics to be restored next week

Free movement between Poland and the Baltic states will be resumed next week, Lithuanian Prime...

7 new coronavirus cases in Lithuania

On Thursday, Lithuania has detected 7 new coronavirus cases. Overall, there have been 1694 COVID-19...

Candidates list of social democrats for upcoming Seimas election approved

The presidium of the opposition Social Democratic Party of Lithuania on Thursday approved the...

Top news

Free movement between Poland and Baltics to be restored next week

Free movement between Poland and the Baltic states will be resumed next week, Lithuanian Prime...

Candidates list of social democrats for upcoming Seimas election approved

The presidium of the opposition Social Democratic Party of Lithuania on Thursday approved the...

airBaltic plans to resume flights to London, Dublin and Dubrovnik but has no permits yet

Latvian airline airBaltic says it plans to resume flights from Vilnius to London and Dublin in...

7 new coronavirus cases in Lithuania

On Thursday, Lithuania has detected 7 new coronavirus cases. Overall, there have been 1694 COVID-19...

Foreign minister: EU's external borders unlikely to open until late June

The European Union 's external borders may remain closed until late June, Lithuanian Foreign...

|Maža didelių žinių kaina