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5/23, 4:18 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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UK, Lithuania boost joint defense on Russian offensive fears

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis signed on Monday a joint declaration to enhance their defense and security collaboration "in the face of growing aggression from malign regimes," referring to Russia.

The UK government shared in a statement that "as NATO members, the UK and Lithuania vow to continue to work together in condemnation of Russia’s illegal invasion and in support of Ukraine."

The joint declaration aims to increase "the current defense cooperation the countries share as NATO allies" as well as boost "resistance to threats, including from Russia and China."

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / AY