250 Czech troops may join NATO battalion in Lithuania next year
Czech soldiers in Lithuania
Foto: Augustas Didžgalvis
Some 250 troops of the Czech Republic should next year join the NATO battalion stationed in Lithuania.
The soldiers should arrive in spring of 2018, with a green light still needed from the Czech parliament, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry told BNS.
"A mechanized company of 250 Czech troops should be sent to the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence battalion in spring of 2018," the ministry said i