Lithuania: Canada’s new defence attaché accredited

Canada’s new defence attaché to Lithuania, Colonel Robert Foster, was accredited at the Lithuanian Defence Ministry on 26 July 2023, BNS reported. Prior to his appointment, Foster served as Canada’s defence attaché in Ukraine for the past four years. Lithuania’s Defence Minister, Arvydas Anusauskas, expressed hope for greater military cooperation with Canada, which has deployed officers to the Vilnius-based NATO Force Integration Unit. Earlier, Canada decided to open a full embassy in Vilnius.