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New defense policy agreement signed in Lithuania

Monday, September 10, 2018

Lithuania’s parliamentary parties signed on Monday an agreement on the country’s defense policy for the next decade, informs LETA/BNS. The agreement calls for increasing defense spending to 2.5% of GDP by 2030, up by 0.5 percentage points from this year’s target of 2%, and for decisions on introducing universal military conscription to be made in 2022. The document was signed by leaders of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), the Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian…