The draft 2016 state budget approved by the government will appropriate 114 million euros, one-fourth of the next year’s defence budget, to developing new military capabilities.24.09.2015 - 15:2215.09.2015 - 12:59
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Minister of Defence Hannes Hanso
Hannes Hanso is the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia since September 14, 2015.
The Minister of Defence is responsible for the organisation of national defence in the Republic of Estonia.
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