Lithuania: Minister not ruling out closure of Belarus, Russia borders

Lithuania does not rule out closing its borders with Belarus and Russia’s Kaliningrad region, Interior Minister Agne Bilotaite stated, The New Voice of Ukraine reports. She discussed the situation with the commander of the State Border Guard Service (VSAT). Bilotaite stressed that Lithuania must be prepared for various threats along the borders. Earlier, Lithuania decided to close two checkpoints on its border with Belarus temporarily, following the arrival of Russian private military company Wagner Group’s mercenaries in Belarus.