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Jun 25 2020

"Our commitment is to deter" - General Vollmer travels to Lithuania

Brunssum, the Netherlands- Thursday 25th June, within his first foreign trip as the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS), General Jörg Vollmer, visited the Baltic Sea region for meetings with the Chiefs of Defence, and, in Lithuania, the Commander also spoke with the Minister of Defence, Raimundas Karoblis

Our commitment is to deter
Amongst the topics discussed was NATO's engagement in the region, especially the vital role of enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup in the Eastern flank of Europe.

During the meeting with the Lithuanian Chief of Defence, Lieutenant General Valdemaras Rupšys, General Vollmer stressed JFCBS’s role and responsibilities and discussed Lithuanias important contribution to the Northern part of NATO’s implementation area. Vollmer gave thanks for hosting the German-led #eFP Battlegroup in Rukla.

Our commitment is to deter and we do it together. This is a very strong signal that we are taking deterrence and the preparation for defence very seriously. It is very important for the whole region and Europe", the Commander highlighted.

Story by JFC Brunssum Public Affairs Office

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