German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, right, and Lithuania's Presidend Dalia Grybauskaite speaks with a soldier during the NATO enhanced forward presence battalion welcome ceremony at the Rukla military base some 130 km (80 miles) west of the capital Vilnius, Lithuania, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. The NATO enhanced forward presence battalion in Lithuania will be led by framework nation Germany. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
In this photo taken on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, Shmuel Levin, the chairman of the Jewish religious Community of Vilnius and Lithuania, leans against a wall of the power substation built of tombstones from a Jewish cemetery in Vilnius, Lithuania. Tombstones from a Jewish cemetery were used to build a power substation in the 1960s. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg said that while it is "too early" to comment on proposals to provide permanent NATO troops to the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, they may be considered. (Associated Press)
Miss Universe contestants Patricija Belousova of Lithuania, center, Abena Appiah of Ghana, left, and Claudia Tavel of Bolivia, right, participate in a Zumba Class for the contestants, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 in Doral, Fla. The Miss Universe pageant will be held Jan. 25, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Algirdas ButkeviÄius, Prime Minister of Lithuania, and his wife Janina enjoying the sights of the WWII Memorial in Northwest on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times.
** FILE ** Vice President Joe Biden smiles during a meeting with Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite and Liatvia's President Andris Berzins at the Presidential palace in Vilnius, Lithuania, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)