Olekas expects to raise the matter with NATO colleagues at the ministers' meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday in Brussels.
Juozas Olekas and Peter Hultqvist assured of the readiness of governments of Lithuania and Sweden on further comprehensive assistance for our state to implement reforms and confront Russian aggression.
Secretary Carter thanked Minister Olekas for Lithuania's continued support of NATO's (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Resolute Support mission, and for Lithuania's stated intent to increase defense spending to two percent by 2018," Pentagon spokesperson Peter Cook said in a statement.
Amid a meeting of the defence ministers of the EU, Olekas asked for partnership and coordination among the countries involved in the military operation.
By signing this agreement, we continue to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Lithuania and Ukraine in the field of defence particularly on military training issues," Olekas said in a press release.
Lithuania's Defence Minister, Juozas Olekas said in Yerevan today.
Olekas said that "we should look at the impact of energy consumption on defence budgets and military effectiveness and develop a comprehensive energy efficiency strategy for our armed forces.
Lithuanian Defense Minister Juozas Olekas said, The procurement of infantry fighting vehicles is one of the long-term phases of the modernization of the Lithuanian armed forces, which will increase Lithuania s capacity to defend itself and to fulfill NATO commitments .
A NATO statement said Rasmussen also discussed defence spending and the wider NATO-EU agenda with Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, Minister of Finance Rimantas Sadzius, Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius, Minister of Defence Juozas Olekas and other Lithuanian government officials.
counterpart Juozas Olekas on July 1, the Georgian Defence Ministry's
We should leave the implementation of justice to the courts," Social Democrat MP Juozas Olekas said, urging to avoid discussions on Kedys' daughter.
On 18-19 November Lithuanian Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas will attend the European Union Foreign Affairs Council where together with the colleagues J.