The delegation of the Lithuanian Ministry of Defence visited east of Ukraine. In the framework of this travel, the delegation held talks with the ATO HQ leadership and was briefed on current situation in the region and tasks accomplished by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian party praised the assistance provided by Lithuania to support Ukraine in its fighting for territorial integrity and in training of the Ukrainian soldiers under the NATO standards. Moreover, the Lithuanian colleagues met with Ukrainian soldiers.
According to Vice Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania Vytautas Umbrasas, the situation is still tense in the region but the Ukrainian soldiers observe all peace agreements.
“I think all Ukrainian allies should exert maximum political, diplomatic, and financial efforts to help your country to resolve problems in east of Ukraine and contribute to restoration of the territorial integrity of the country,” Mr Umbrasas said.