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2016.04.28 09:00

The two modern US warplanes landed in Šiauliai Air Base on Wednesday

Algirdas Acus2016.04.28 09:00

President Dalia Grybauskaitė called F-22 Raptor stealth fighters that had landed in the Lithuanian air base most modern in the world.

President Dalia Grybauskaitė called F-22 Raptor stealth fighters that had landed in the Lithuanian air base most modern in the world.

'This is a demonstration that the United States is honouring its commitments and is ready to protect our region, with all most advanced measures', Dalia Grybauskaitė said in Šiauliai after witnessing herself landing of  the warplanes.
 

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DALIA GRYBAUSKAITĖ, President of Lithuania:
We are prepared to defend ourselves in case of a need, and to respond with most advanced international measures. This fighter is a fighter of the fifth generation, most modern in the world. This is a demonstration that the United States honours its commitments and is ready to defend our region with all most advanced measures.

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