German, Lithuanian foreign ministers agree to increased military cooperation
19 November 2022 | 4:30 pm
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said his country would be ready to host a German military brigade by 2026. He made the announcement after meeting with Germany's Annalena Baerbock.
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