Lithuanian, Estonian arms control inspectors visiting Ukraine

  • 2019-04-10
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Lithuanian and Estonian military arms control inspectors are visiting military units in Ukraine, Lithuania's Ministry of National Defense said on Wednesday.

During their visit from Tuesday through Thursday, the inspectors will visit military units, training areas and other territories in chosen areas under the 2011 Vienna Document. They will have the possibility to receive information on the number of personnel, and also the types and numbers of key weaponry and military equipment.

Later on, Lithuanian and Estonian representatives will draft a report to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe on how Ukraine meets the requirement of the Vienna Document.

Its' already a fifth visit by Lithuanian arms control inspectors to an OSCE country this year  after they earlier conducted two visits to Russia and one to Ukraine and Belarus each.