Vice President’s Meeting with the Presidents of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia

On February 18, Vice President Mike Pence met with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, and Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid. The Vice President reaffirmed the enduring U.S. commitment to the security of the Baltic states and to the collective defense of NATO Allies under Article 5.  The leaders agreed that NATO must continue ...
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United States and Lithuania signed Defense Cooperation Agreement

On January 17, the United States and Lithuania signed a Defense Cooperation Agreement (DCA), which establishes a framework for enhanced partnership and defense and security cooperation between our two countries. This new bilateral agreement will supplement existing agreements between the United States and Lithuania concluded bilaterally and through the NATO alliance, further supporting a broad range ...
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Ambassador Hall’s Remarks at the Meeting of the Security Policy Directors in the “Bucharest 9” Format

October 24, 2016 Last July, at NATO’s summit in Warsaw, our leaders reaffirmed our enduring Article 5 obligations to our common security and committed to the most significant reinforcement of our collective defense since the Cold War. Building on the Readiness Action Plan and the U.S. European Reassurance Initiative — our Alliance is enhancing our ...
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Joint Declaration on Increased Security and Defense Cooperation

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016 On the occasion of Vice President Biden’s visit to Latvia, we, the United States of America, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, reaffirm our strategic alliance.  Faced with an unpredictable security environment, we commit to deepening our cooperation and our efforts to ensure ...
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FACT SHEET: The United States and Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania – NATO Allies and Global Partners

As NATO allies, the United States, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania remain unwavering in their commitment to mutual defense, including building national resilience in line with the pledge made by all allies at the Warsaw Summit.
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