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  • US battalion was deployed to Lithuania on a permanent basis

    The presence of American troops in Lithuania is virtually permanent, said Curtis Scaparrotti, Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO.

    “We have forces here here 365 days a year. I want some flexibility on that, so it may not be [permanent deployment] but it will be nearly that if not that because of the forces we have,” Scaparrotti told reporters on Thursday.

    He noted that the rotation of the US battalion in Lithuania would take place in June and July, and the division would take part in the “ …