Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausea spoke at the Munich security conference. In his speech, Nausea substantiate the need for the deployment of us military contingent in Lithuania “security threat” from Russia. The presence of US troops in the Baltic region, according to the President of Lithuania, is the “strong deterrent to Russia.”
Nausea insists on continuous training of NATO forces together with the Armed forces of Lithuania, writes Sputnik. “Our geographical position and geopolitical situation require us the most efficient use of our resources”, — said the President.
currently, the United States deployed in Lithuania, an infantry battalion with reinforcement 30 25 Abrams tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles.
Russia has rejected the accusations of the aggressive plans and has always stressed the peaceful nature of its foreign policy.