British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace announced on Monday that the United Kingdom would send a “small number” of troops to Lithuania in the wake of regional tensions over the deployment of Russian troops along the border with Ukraine.
“In a sense of solidarity, the UK will send Low number of troops to support Lithuania with intelligence, surveillance and intelligence“, The governor pointed out Twitter.
In the spirit of solidarity, the UK will send a small number of troops to support Lithuania, along with intelligence, surveillance and intelligence.
This deployment will help improve Lithuania’s ability to cope with tensions on its border with Belarus. pic.twitter.com/Gu4ysloIEy
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Ben Wallace added: “The United Kingdom and Lithuania have common concerns about the escalation of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border and the migration crisis on the Lithuanian-Belarusian border.”
German reinforcements began arriving in Lithuania this MondayMember country of NATO.
Ukraine: Germany has announced it will send 350 more troops to Lithuania
Fear of conflict is mounting in Europe as more than 100,000 Russian troops are concentrated on the Ukrainian border.
The RussiaAnnexed Crimea in 2014 and supported and denied pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine Emphasizes any aggressive motives.
The Pentagon says Russia has strengthened its military presence on the border. Ukraine did not believe in the invasion this week
Russia says it is threatened by the expansion of NATO resources in Eastern Europe and is asking for “security guarantees”, especially if Ukraine never joins the Atlantic Alliance.
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