Lithuania formally recalls its defense attache from Russia

  • 2016-09-23
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Lithuania on Friday formally recalled its defense attache, Saulius Pikturna, from Russia after his marriage to a woman from the Russian-annexed Crimea. "He has been recalled as attache as of today. Starting from tomorrow, he is being transferred to the Lithuanian military reserve," Lithuanian Defense Minister Juozas Olekas informed BNS. Last week Pikturna was asked to return to Lithuania "for consultations" in consideration of "the changed family circumstances." The Defense Ministry has requeste...
 
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