Public opinion on defence issues

Estonians continue to have

a high level of support 

for national defence

and NATO.

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By wearing the blue hepatica flower pins we show our support to veterans of the Estonian Defence Forces.
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Minister of Defence

Minister of Defence Hannes Hanso

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.


Photo of the Week

Minister of Defence and Commander of the Defence Forces visited 1st Infantry Brigade

On the 6th of November the Minister of Defence, Hannes Hanso and the Commander of the Defence Forces, Lt. Gen Riho Terras visited the 1st Infantry Brigade campuses in Tapa and Jõhvi. The aim of the visit was to meet the soldiers of the 1st Infantry Brigade and the allies. During the visit Lt. Col Veiko-Vello Palm gave an overview of the history of the 1st Infantry Brigade, their duties and training.

Foto: Benjamin Siirak


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