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International observers from Belarus, Finland and Sweden to observe Exercise Thunder Storm 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Adhering to principles of transparency and openness, Lithuania invited international observers from four neighbouring countries to attend the largest national exercise in Lithuania’s history, Thunder Storm2018, that began today. The invitation was sent to representatives of Belarus, Finland, Sweden, and Russia in late April via the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Representatives of Russia formally confirmed they will not arrive to observe the exercise, the reason is not clarified.…