Russian army inspectors to check Lithuanian military unit

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Russian arm inspectors are to visit one of Lithuanian military units on Aug. 4, announced Lithuanian defense ministry on Monday.

A group of inspectors will carry out an assessment at Lithuanian motorized Infantry brigade Iron wolf, announced the ministry.

“The chief of the brigade Iron wolf will inform Russian representatives on the number of personnel in the unit, the number and the types of the unit’s armament and equipment, he will allow inspecting its examples as well,” said the defense ministry in a press release.

The assessment of the brigade will be carried out under the Vienna Document. An agreement which was signed by OSCE members and designed to increase military transparency and confidence among member countries stipulates an exchange of military information and annual military inspections.

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