European Union External Action

CEUMC official visit to LITHUANIA

Bruxelles, 25/05/2018 - 00:00, UNIQUE ID: 180528_6
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From 24th to 25th of May, the Chairman of the European Union Military Committee (CEUMC), General Mikhail Kostarakos, paid an official visit to the Republic of Lithuania, on the invitation by the Chief of Defence, Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas.

During his visit, the high-ranking EU military official had the opportunity to meet with the Vice Minister of Defence Mr. Vytautas Umbrasas, and the Chairman of the Committee on National Security and Defence, Mr. Vytautas Bakas and shared their views on issues of mutual interest.

Further, he had a meaningful and comprehensive discussion with Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas, Chief of Defence, on their common strategic goals and actions in the framework of the implementation of the EU Global Strategy on Security and Defence.

Furthermore, General Kostarakos met with Major General Vitalijus Vaikšnoras, Chief of Defence Staff and received a briefing on the structure and tasks of the Defence Staff of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.