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Statesmen's Forum: H.E. Juozas Olekas, Minister of National Defense, Republic of Lithuania

October 25, 2013 • 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

The Future of Baltic Security: A Lithuanian Perspective


H.E. Juozas Olekas
Minister of National Defense, Republic of Lithuania

Moderated by

Heather A. Conley
Director and Senior Fellow, Europe Program, CSIS

Please join us for a timely session with Minister Olekas as he discusses Lithuania's defense priorities after Afghanistan, emerging regional security challenges, the upcoming NATO regional exercise Steadfast Jazz as well as Russia's recent Zapad 2013 military exercise, and the future of NATO. Minister Olekas will also discuss the November EU Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius and the regional security implications of deepening Europe's relationship with Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia.

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