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Lithuania adopts legal changes to streamline defence in wartime

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

On Tuesday, the Lithuanian parliament endorsed new mobilisation and martial law declaration procedures. The adopted laws define procedures and legal grounds for the declaration and recall of martial law and military mobilisation, as well as status and composition of the armed forces. The legislation package will come into force in January 2021. “The existing martial law legislature was adopted 20 years ago. Since then, Lithuania has become an EU and…