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Chief of Defence visited Poland

Chief of Defence visited Poland

On March 5 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lt Gen Valdemaras Rupšys paid a visit to Poland, he met with Chief of the General Staff General Rajmund Andrzejczak and discussed affiliation of the 15th Mechanised Brigade of the Polish Armed Forces to the Multinational Division North East Headquarters.


Ministers of National Defence of Lithuania and Poland met in Vilnius a month ago and took a decision to affiliate the Mechanised Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf and the 15th Infantry Brigade to the HQ Multinational Division North East in Elblag, Poland.


Both Brigades will remain subordinate to national authorities but they will help create the conditions for training the HQ Multinational Division North East and contribute to strengthening to strengthening the NATO structure.


Spokesperson for the Chief of Defence of Lithuania Maj Tomas Balkus,
+370 5 278 5091, +370 682 25359, tomas.balkus@mil.lt


Photo credits: Polish Armed Forces