State Defence Council to present new defence concept this week
Army Chief Major General Vytautas Jonas Žukas and presidential advisor Valdemaras Sarapinas
Lithuania's State Defence Council intends to hold a meeting later this week to present the updated concept of armed defence, says Valdemaras Sarapinas, the president's adviser for national security.
"The chief of defence will present how Lithuania will execute the defence and what army we need," Sarapinas told the Žinių Radijas news radio on Tuesday morning.
In his words, the meeting will also address further steps in enhancing and enlarging the Armed Forces, as well as increase of t