The group of staff officers of the American army arrives to Lithuania from Germany To participate in the General exercise with Lithuanian colleagues, said Tuesday the press officer of the land forces of Lithuania Lieutenant Andrews Dildo.
Most of the group, in which only about 80 people, are staff officers of the 4th infantry division of the U.S. army." in the military training center in Nemencine military will participate in staff exercises and will also go to the countryside", - has declared Dildo, adding that such visits are scheduled in several regions of Lithuania, BelTA news Agency.
"The U.S. military will be in Lithuania from 1 to 8 July. The purpose of the exercise is the exchange of experience, improvement of cooperation at the level of headquarters. For the United States military, this will also be the knowledge of the topography of Lithuania",-has added a press-the officer. Remember, the US defense Secretary Ashton Carter last week spoke before the soldiers in Estonia, participated in the NATO exercise "BALTOPS" in the Baltic sea. NATO called teachings a response to "Russian aggression" in Ukraine. This was the main theme in the process numerous speeches of the Minister of defense in the last days. So, at a press conference in Tallinn, he said that North America is ready to place in seven European countries, 250 armored vehicles. Create the size of company or battalion will be deployed in Bulgaria, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Romania and Germany. Western countries have repeatedly accused the Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Moscow has stated many times that had nothing to do with events in the South-East of Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven.