NATO Deputy Secretary General to visit Lithuania
On 08-09 February 2022, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, will travel to Lithuania to mark the 5th anniversary of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence in the country.
On Tuesday, 08 February 2022, the NATO Deputy Secretary General will meet with the President of Lithuania, Mr. Gitanas Nausėda, the Prime Minister Ms. Ingrida Šimonytė, and with members of her government in Vilnius. He will also take part in a panel discussion organized by the think tank Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC) and by the Ministry of Defence of Lithuania, titled 'Enhanced Forward Presence Multinational Battle Groups: vital element of deterrence of the Baltic states and Poland'.
On Wednesday, 09 February 2022, Mr. Geoană will travel to the Training Regiment in Rukla, to participate in the ceremony on the 5th Anniversary of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence multinational Battle Group deployment to Lithuania. He will give a press conference, together with President Nausėda and the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer. More information about this event is available here.
09 February 2022
11:30 CET Press conference of the NATO Deputy Secretary General, the President of Lithuania and the Chair of the NATO Military Committee
- The press conference will be streamed live on the NATO website.
- Photos and transcripts of the Deputy Secretary General’s remarks will be available on the NATO website after the event.
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