Germany will invest a total of €110mn until 2021 in improving military bases in Lithuania, its defence minister said yesterday, underlining Berlin’s continued commitment to the defence of its Nato allies in the Baltic region.
Germany leads a Nato force of 1,200 troops from 10 countries sent to Lithuania two years ago as part of alliance’s effort to beef up defences along eastern Europe’s borders with Russia after its 2014 annexation of the Crimea region of Ukraine.
“We want to make clear that Lithuania is not alone and will never stand alone. It will never again have to sacrifice its freedom and …read more
Source: Gulf times