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Lithuanian defence minister to discuss support for Ukraine with Pentagon chief

Sunday, 3 March 2024, 17:37
Lithuanian defence minister to discuss support for Ukraine with Pentagon chief
Arvydas Anušauskas, Lithuania's Minister of National Defence. Photo: his Twitter (X)

Arvydas Anušauskas, Lithuania's Minister of National Defence, will travel to Washington, DC, on an official visit on 3-6 March, and will meet with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

Source: Lithuania's Ministry of National Defence; European Pravda

Details: Anušauskas and Austin will discuss support for Ukraine and the upcoming NATO summit in Washington, DC this summer.

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The two defence chiefs will also discuss bilateral defence cooperation, including the possibility of US troops being stationed in Lithuania and Lithuania buying US weapons.

Background:

  • Anušauskas hinted earlier that Ukraine’s allies were considering new forms of support.
  • Lithuania’s latest aid packages for Ukraine have included winter military gear and clothes.

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