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The Polish Air Force will be patrolling the Baltic skies for four next months as off November 30. Poland has taken over the NATO Air Policing Mission command as it has rotated in instead of the previous Danish and Portuguese air detachments.

 
 Russian arms control inspectors on a visit in Lithuania
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On November 30 through December 3 a team of Russian arms control inspectors are conducting a visit to Lithuania to carry out an inspection of an area specified in advance according to the regulations of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe (OSCE) Vienna Document 2011.

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 Lithuania will only cooperate with the companies that meet Euro-Atlantic criteria, says Vice Minister M. Abukevičius at an international 5G conference
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“Elimination of unreliable technology from critical infrastructure and public institutions is a matter of national defence. We have made a firm decision in Lithuania that we will only cooperate with the companies from countries that meet the Euro-Atlantic standard. We are glad to see that the security of technology supply chains is discussed at European, transatlantic levels,” stressed Vice Minister of National Defence Margiris Abukevičius at the Prague 5G Security Conference earlier today.

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 Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders on November 22 – 29, 2021
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On November 22 – 29 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were not scrambled to intercept military aircraft of the Russian Federation in the international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

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 A. Anušauskas invites to pay attention to Russia’s amassing of troops near Ukraine’s border
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Friday Minister of National Defence Arvydas Anušauskas met with Chairman of the European Union Military Committee General Claudio Graziano to discuss the unusual Russian amassing of forces on the border with Ukraine. Minister underscored that the EU should not be a passive observer.

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 Polish troops deploy to Lithuania to carry out NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states
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On November 30 air force detachments implementing NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission tasks from Šiauliai will rotate at a hand over-take over of mission ceremony at the Lithuanian Air Force Base. After three month on duty, the Danish Air Force Detachment and the augmentation unit from Portugal will be replaced by the Polish Air Force Detachment which will patrol the Baltic airspace with four F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft.

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 A. Anušauskas thanked his counterpart for lasting support and intense cooperation at the meeting between Lithuanian and Portuguese Ministers of National Defence
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Tuesday Minister of National Defence Arvydas Anušauskas met with Minister of National Defence of Portugal Joao Gomes Cravinho on a visit in Lithuania to discuss the recently particularly intense security and defence cooperation between the countries. According A. Anušauskas, Lithuania and Portugal had a number of shared and important subjects that needed debate and solutions.

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