Lithuania extends EUR 40 million in military aid to Ukraine

24 January, 04:21 AM
Arvydas Anušauskas (Photo:REUTERS/Ints Kalnins)

Arvydas Anušauskas (Photo:REUTERS/Ints Kalnins)

The Lithuanian government will spend EUR 40 million ($43 million) in 2023 security assistance to Ukraine, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Arvydas Anusauskas said in a Twitter post on Jan. 23.

“This year Lithuania will invest up to EUR 40 million for procurements in support of Ukraine’s military,” said Anusauskas.

“This will include anti-drones, optics, thermo-visual devices, and drones.”

The minister added that EUR 2 million will be forwarded to UK’s international fund that finances heavy weapon procurement for Kyiv.

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On Jan. 11, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said Vilnius will provide Ukraine with L70 anti-air systems and ammunition for them.

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