This is stated on the website of the department.

It is noted that the visit is aimed at reaffirming the American commitment to the security of the Baltic region and "sustainable presence."

Austin will visit Germany before visiting Riga, where he will participate in the change of the head of the US African command.

The head of the Pentagon will go on a foreign trip on August 8.

In March, it became known that the United States had requested preliminary proposals from companies on the possibility of supplying air defense systems to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia and integrating them into the NATO air defense system.