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Lithuanian, Estonian, French arms control inspectors visiting Russian artillery brigade

BC, Vilnius, 15.01.2019.Print version

A Lithuanian arms control inspector, together Estonian and French colleagues, is conducting a verification visit to Russia's 9th Artillery Brigade based in Luga, in Leningrad Oblast, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry said LETA/BNS. 

The visit takes places within the framework of the so-called 2011 Vienna Document of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). 

The inspectors will be provided with information of the unit's structure, staffing, armament and technical systems.

It marks the first verification visit by a Lithuanian arms control inspector this year. 

Based on the findings of their visit, the inspectors will prepare a report to OSCE member states, in which they will give their assessment of Russia's compliance with the Vienna Document. 

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