According to the statements of the Minister of defence of Lithuania Raimundas of Karoblis, the decision of the commander of the air force is at odds with the foreign policy of the state in relation of Moscow and the decision of the EU on Russian sanctions.
After conducting official
the investigation, at which time the commander of the air force of Lithuania was removed from his
office, the Minister of defence took the decision to dismiss Colonel Navickas,
since the commander could not ensure the implementation of policies
the state and decided to repair the Lithuanian helicopters in Russia, reports “Диалог.UA”.
This is contrary to the policy
Lithuania against Russia, so Audronis Navickas should leave this post
said the defense Minister.
At the moment, Colonel Audronis
Navickas made to the temporary reserve of the Lithuanian army and would later be sent to
The decision of the Minister of defence
the Colonel intends to appeal through the courts.
According to reports”Диалог.UA” the authorities
Iran allowed the aircraft of the Russian Federation to use its airspace to fight
terrorism in Syria.
In addition, as previously reported”Диалог.UA” the Russian air force launched missile strikes on Syria, the result
which killed several Turkish soldiers who performed their military mission in
the area of Russian air strikes videoconferencing.