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Lithuanian President: NATO Should Set Up Permanent Bases At Russian Border

NATO should establish permanent military bases near the Russian border, abandoning its pledge from 1997, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda told The Times on July 11.

Based on the agreement between NATO and Russia in 1997, the Alliance pledged not to deploy nuclear weapons or permanent military bases on the territory of the newly joined countries of the former eastern bloc.

According to Nausėda, Russia has effectively killed this treaty by the announcement to deploy tactical nuclear weapons to Belarus.

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[Editor’s Note: As President of Lithuania, Nausėda has good reason for concern. The only thing in between Russia and it’s enclave Kaliningrad is Lithuania and… Belarus (Little Russia).]

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