Defense Minister Boris Pistorius says an agreement on the permanent deployment of a German brigade in NATO member Lithuania is a "historic moment."
2 Jul 2023
Talking Europe discusses European security with Gitanas Nausėda, the president of Lithuania. Ahead of next month's NATO summit in Vilnius, Nausėda urges a collective response to likely Wagner troop movements in Belarus. He also highlights the deployment of a permanent "full-fledged German brigade" in Lithuania and promotes a gradual approach towards European strategic autonomy.
27 Jun 2023
Vilnius has repeatedly called on Berlin to deploy permanent combat troops to the country, which borders the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad.
9 Mar 2023
German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius is visiting Lithuania, where he will hold talks with the country's leadership and meet German soldiers.