In Lithuania

Wed, 2 May 2012, Pocius join NATO talks…

On April 25 and 26 NATO and NATO partner states’ CHODs met with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in a NATO Military Committee session and discussed NATO future priorities and challenges.

At the meeting, perspectives of the NATO operations underway, including NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission, were addressed. The NATO Strategic Plan in Afghanistan was discussed in the presence of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) partners, ISAF Commander Gen. John R. Allen, via teleconference, presenting relevant points of the operation. NATO CHODs considerably focused, too, on other military operations of the Alli…

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LITHUANIA is a state in Northern Europe which has borders with Latvia, Russia, Poland and Belarus. Across the Baltic Sea lies Sweden and Denmark. Lithuania covers around 65 thousands square kilometers. The only official language in Lithuania is Lithuanian. Lithuania as a state is a parliamentary republic with internal division of 60 municipalities. The capital of Lithuania is Vilnius. Lithuania is a member of NATO, and the European Union and the Council of Europe. In 2009, Vilnius was the European Capital of Culture and Lithuania celebrated the millennium of its name.