From NATO: The first port of call of the Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Lithuania was the Zokniai/Siauliai Air Base. The base hosts a detachment of German fighter planes, provided for the NATO air policing mission in the Baltic States.

The Secretary General met there with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite and Defence Minister Rasa Jukneviciene. They discussed a broad range of NATO-relevant topics, including the strategic concept and new security threats. Together they met with the German air crew and the Lithanian ground staff and were shown the planes stationed at the base. (photo: NATO)