Fake news on NATO withdrawal from Lithuania sent to media, Brussels, lrt.lt

A falsified email from NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on alleged withdrawal of allied troops from Lithuania is being sent out across Lithuania, as well as to Brussels, the Lithuanian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.

“It’s another of the many attempts to turn the pandemic crisis into a security crisis. Fake news like this are aimed at sowing distrust in the unity of allied partners and NATO,” Karoblis said in a press release. […]

“There has been fake news about a US soldier allegedly infected with the coronavirus in Lithuania or the alleged intention expressed by the Defence Ministry to not halt international military exercises,” the ministry said. Läs artikel