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    Fifth-generation F-22 Raptor jets arrived at an air base in Lithuania, the US embassy in the country said.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — F-22 fighter jets from the United States have arrived at the Siauliai Air Base in Lithuania, the US Embassy in Vilnius said in a Twitter message on Wednesday.

    ​Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite welcomed the jets’ crew.

    On Monday, two US Raptors arrived at Romania’s Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base to take part in joint military exercises. The US mission to NATO said the deployment demonstrates the commitment of the United States to the alliance.

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