Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues note of protest to Russian Ambassador

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania summoned the Russian ambassador to Lithuania, Alexander Udaltsov, and handed him a note of protest regarding regular provocations of the Russian navy in the Baltic Sea. That is how Lithuania called on Russia to adhere to the norms of international law and principles of good-neighborliness, and intended to ensure that similar incidents don’t occur in the future, Delfi reported.

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry reiterated its concerns about the deployment of Iskander-M missile systems, which can carry nuclear warheads, and flights of Russian aircrafts over the Baltic Sea. Earlier, the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed the deployment of Iskander missile systems to the Kaliningrad region near the border with Lithuania.

  Lithuania, Russia, Iskander missiles