Germany will invest a total of 110 million euros until 2021 in improving military bases in Lithuania, its defense minister said on Monday, underlining Berlin’s continued commitment to the defense 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 NATO’s effort to beef up defenses 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 …read more
Source: Voice of America