About $ 100 million of them will be allocated for the purchase of large-caliber ammunition, and more than $ 70 million for military training and equipment, according to a communiqué published on the website of the White House. These measures are aimed at raising the level of training of the armed forces and security forces of the Baltic states.
Donald Trump’s meeting with Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, Lithuanian President Dalia Garibauskaite and Estonian President Kerst Kalyulaid took place the day before. During the meeting, the presidents discussed cooperation in the field of security, as well as improving cooperation in the energy sector. The word “Russia” was not mentioned in the communique at the end of the event.
During the quadripartite meeting of the leaders of the Baltic States with US President Donald Trump, an agreement was reached to provide these countries with more than $ 170 million for military needs.