NATO in Lithuania: existing situation and expectations
Lithuanian and NATO flags
As a NATO summit starts in Brussels on Wednesday, BNS Lithuania presents key facts on NATO's presence in the country and the Lithuanian government's expectations:
Around 1,500 allied troops are serving in Lithuania at the moment and ten fighter jets are taking part in the Baltic air policing mission.
Around 1,000 troops from Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, France, Belgium and Iceland are deployed in the NATO enhanced forwar