The German Bundeswehr is planning to deploy its soldiers in Lithuania as part of NATO's mission aimed at "containing" possible Russian aggression, German media reported.
According to German magazine Der Spiegel, the German military will be deployed in Lithuania after the next NATO summit in Warsaw in July.
During the meeting, NATO countries plan to make a decision on strengthening the eastern flank of the alliance. The mission involves deployment of a permanent NATO contingent in the Baltic States, Poland and Romania.
Each country is expected to host a battalion of up to 1,000 soldiers.
Germany Will Deploy Troops in Lithuania to 'Contain' Russia Watch
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- 29-04-2016 22:46
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- 29-04-2016 23:45
- 30-04-2016 00:03
I can think of some better uses for the German army...
- 30-04-2016 14:34
- 30-04-2016 15:25
NATO are cause of the refugee crisis by helping destabilize Middle East and also Europe with their US backed coup in Ukraine
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- 30-04-2016 15:44
Germans in particular would be very uncomfortable with the idea of the army helping with policing