The President of Lithuania told about the assistance the US and NATO in the

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US and other NATO countries help Lithuania to “contain” Russia, said the Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausea. It is reported by Sputnik Lithuania with reference to the press service of the Lithuanian leader.

At the Munich security conference he said that without the support of these States, Lithuania would be unable “to effectively deter Russian threat”. Nausea stressed that the geographical and geopolitical situation of Lithuania require that countries make maximum use of resources. He noted the importance of maximum readiness of NATO forces in Lithuania.

a Member of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Anton Morozov believes that the United States impose on Lithuania the aggressive rhetoric towards Russia. The Deputy called the actions of States, occupation of the Baltic States, adding that they are just looking for an excuse.

Morozov has noticed that this is not the first aggressive statement against the Russian Federation. Russia react is restrained, he said. According to the Deputy, Russia does not pose threat, RIA Novosti reported.

First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir Jabbarov called statements of the President of Lithuania ridiculous. He stressed that nobody was going to attack Lithuania.

“Otherwise, no one would give her in 1991 the independence,” explained Jabbarov. In addition, he does not understand how Lithuania could contain Russia. The politician believes that it is “based on “big brother” in the face of NATO”. Dzhabarov believes that Lithuania does not understand the scale of the threat that there can incurring.

“In the event of any, God forbid, the conflict with Russia they will be the first targets for a possible retaliation, because in their territory will host NATO troops or missile launchers and airfields”, – quotes its RT.

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