US Secretary of Defense James Mattis is coming to Lithuania next week.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis
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US Secretary of Defense James Mattis is coming to Lithuania next week.

The US defense secretary is to meet with President Dalia Grybauskaite and the three Baltic defense ministers in Vilnius on Wednesday, diplomats told BNS.

Grybauskaite and Mattis will discuss bilateral military cooperation and security measures, as well as preparations for the upcoming NATO summit, the president's press office said.

The president and the defense secretary are expected to make statements to the media during Mattis' visit.

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