Photo: commons.wikimedia.org missile systems Iskander-M in the transport position

Russian missile systems Iskander near Kaliningrad threaten not only Lithuania, but also half of Europe, said the Lithuanian leader Dalia Grybauskaite.

The President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite called of accommodation near Kaliningrad, the Russian operational-tactical complexes Iskander threat to half of Europe. She said this during a meeting with the Minister of defense of Lithuania Raimundas Karoblis, reports Delfi.

“At noon today in Kaliningrad has deployed Iskander missiles to be here permanently. It means a threat not only for Lithuania, but for half of European States”, – said Grybauskaite.

Recall Karoblis said that Russia on 5 February, placed in the Kaliningrad region operational-tactical missile complexes (PTRC) Iskander, which can carry a nuclear warhead .

Complexes Iskander-M has received 152 guards missile brigade in Chernyakhovsk (Kaliningrad oblast). Earlier in the region have already been deployed advanced Russian air defense systems s – 400, as well as coastal missile complexes of Bal and Bastion.

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