Bilateral Relations

Turkish Baykar donates Bayraktar UCAV to Lithuania

by Daily Sabah

Turkish drone magnate Baykar said Thursday that it would donate a Bayraktar TB2 unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) to Lithuania so that the funds its citizens had raised to buy one for Ukraine can be transferred for humanitarian aid.

Hundreds of people chipped in to buy the advanced drone for Ukraine as a show of solidarity in its war against Russia, which also once ruled Lithuania.

A total of 5.9 million euros ($6.2 million) was crowdfunded in just 5-1/2 days, mostly in small donations, according to Laisves TV, the Lithuanian internet broadcaster that launched the drive.

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