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Latvia hands Baltic naval mission command to Lithuania

Friday, January 10, 2020

The Baltic Naval Squadron’s (BALTRON) command changeover took place on Wednesday at the Lithuanian Naval Force headquarters in Klaipėda. The Baltic Squadron was established on 28 August, 1998 and comprises ships and international staff, both provided by Lithuania and Latvia. Estonia has stopped contributing national capabilities to BALTRON since 2015 but the cooperation of the three Baltic states in Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 continues.BALTRON’s main mission is to…