aA
Lithuania will be able send more troops and civilians to international operations in the next two years.
Seimas allows Lithuania to send more troops to international operations
© KAM nuotr.

The parliament unanimously adopted on Tuesday a resolution giving the green light for up to 520 Lithuanian military and civilian national defense personnel to participate in international operations and serve in NATO and EU military headquarters in 2019 and up to 670 in 2020.

The existing Seimas resolution, in force until December 31, 2018, allowed Lithuania to contribute up to 455 military and civilian national defense personnel to these missions and headquarters.

Tuesday's resolution also gives the green light for sending up to 190 Lithuanian troops assigned to the Joint Expeditionary Force to participate in UN Security Council-mandated, NATO or EU international operations, or international operations in NATO and EU member states.

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

People returning to Lithuania from China advised to avoid contact

People who have returned from China where the new COVID-19 coronavirus is spreading are advised to...

EU leaders fail to agree on new budget: Nausėda hopes for decision over month

EU leaders on Friday failed to agree on the Community's 2021-2027 budget amid disagreements over its...

Vilnius district municipality backs further asphalt-paving of PM's street

Vilnius District politicians on Friday decided to endorse a strategic activity plan for 2020–2022...

Vilnius resident suspected of forging ID and other documents of various countries

Criminalists from Vilnius police have busted a man who is suspected of forging ID and other...

Linkevicius: underfunding of Kaliningrad transit scheme may jeopardize EU security

If the European Union fails to provide sufficient funding for the Kaliningrad transit scheme, this...

Top news

Vilnius district municipality backs further asphalt-paving of PM's street

Vilnius District politicians on Friday decided to endorse a strategic activity plan for 2020–2022...

People returning to Lithuania from China advised to avoid contact

People who have returned from China where the new COVID-19 coronavirus is spreading are advised to...

EU leaders fail to agree on new budget: Nausėda hopes for decision over month

EU leaders on Friday failed to agree on the Community's 2021-2027 budget amid disagreements over its...

Macron's envoy for dialog with Russia to visit Lithuania

French President Emmanuel Macron 's envoy for strategic dialogue with Russia is expected to come to...

Vilnius resident suspected of forging ID and other documents of various countries

Criminalists from Vilnius police have busted a man who is suspected of forging ID and other...

|Maža didelių žinių kaina