The United States and Lithuania approved a plan of cooperation in the field of defence for the period up to 2024, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the Pentagon press service.
This plan involves joint actions in the field of security of the Baltic region, joint exercises, sharing intelligence and improving the early warning capabilities of threats in the region.
The US is planning to conclude similar agreements with Estonia and Latvia. As stated by the Pentagon, since 2014, the United States invested about $80 million in defence cooperation with Lithuania. In turn, Lithuania acquired US defence products worth over $200 million.