Updated at 18:07,08-09-2017

American tanks military exercise near Belarusian border

Euroradio

A military exercise of the very latest tanks M1A2 Abrams has been organized not far from Vilnius.

Five of the very latest American tanks M1A2 Abrams have taken part in a joint military exercise with Lithuanian troops near Vilnius. They arrived in Lithuania a few weeks ago the tanks had been brought from the United States and Germany. It is part of the NATO programme aimed at providing security in the Baltic member states, Lithuanian Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas said. Lithuania and the other Baltic states are worried about the threat of Russian aggression.

About 150 American soldiers took part in the military exercise, BBC reports.

American tanks military exercise near Belarusian border

American tanks military exercise near Belarusian border

American tanks military exercise near Belarusian border