The President of Lithuania explained why Russia would not dare to attack his country

The President of Lithuania explained why Russia would not dare to attack his country

Russia will not dare to start an open war against Lithuania, since the country is a member of NATO.

Lithuanian President explained why Russia would not dare to attack his country

This was reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda in an interview with TSN.

The leader said that Russia would continue to intimidate and threaten, but would not go for a military invasion.

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“I don't think we will be dealing with a military invasion because we are member of NATO and are protected by Article 5, which effectively provides collective protection. But of course, they will lie and threaten, creating additional tension in the region”, – he said.

According to him, Lithuania will continue to support anti-Russian sanctions and implement decisions The EU, but awaits new recommendations from the European Commission on transit.

Nauseda also confirmed that there are NATO troops in Lithuania, namely a group of 11 countries led by Germany.

&# 8220;I would like to emphasize the significance of my recent joint communique with Chancellor Scholz, during which Germany announced an obligation to increase its military presence in Lithuania to the level of a brigade”, – added the president.