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Belarus demands explanations from Lithuania following Dalia Grybauskaitė's words

The ambassador of Lithuania to Belarus on June 6 was summoned to the Foreign Ministry of Belarus following the statements of Grybauskaite.

On June 5, the President of the Republic of Lithuania, in an interview with local media, offered to strengthen the country's eastern borders with air defense systems and

called (citation) the existence of Russia and Belarus the main threat to the Baltic States.

According to the Lithuanian leader, the militarization of the Kaliningrad region and the Belarusian-Russian drills West 2017 challenge the security of the region.

On June 6, the Belarusian side demanded explanations from the Lithuanian diplomat.

It was especially noted that the wording used by the President of Lithuania, including the words "aggressive games", is an insult to the country that pursues a peace-loving policy and makes a real and recognized contribution to strengthening the security of the region.

Belarus demands explanations from Lithuania following Dalia Grybauskaitė's words