Baltic special operations forces agree on closer cooperation
The commanders of the Latvian, Lithuanian, and Estonian special operations forces signed a letter of intent for closer cooperation, the Latvian military news portal Sargs.lv reported.
The letter of intent outlines further cooperation between the Baltic special operations forces, the development of their combat capacity to strengthen regional security, enhanced presence of allied troops in Eastern Europe, response to regional security challenges, and the contribution of special forces to NATO-led operations.
The commanders signed the letter of intent on Jun. 4 in Vilnius. During the meeting, Riho Ühtegi, commander of the Estonian Special Operation Force, Juris Usackis, commander of the Latvian Special Tasks Unit, and Modestas Petrauskas, commander of the Lithuanian Special Operation Force, discussed the latest developments in their field, pan-Baltic and international projects, and further cooperation.