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Minister of Defence Jüri Luik met today in Brussels with the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg.
04.06.2018|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence Luik met with the Secretary General of NATO, the High Representative of the EU, and the Belgian Minister of Defence

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik met today, in Brussels, with the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg; Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs; and Belgian Minister of Defence Steven Vandeput, to discuss questions related to the forthcoming NATO Summit...
Estonia hosts Portuguese Minister of Defence
04.06.2018|Ministry of Defence

Estonia hosts Portuguese Minister of Defence

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik met with Portuguese Minister of Defence José Alberto Azeredo Lopes. The defence ministers signed a defence cooperation agreement between the two countries and discussed topics concerning the forthcoming NATO Summit and regional security policy. Minister of Defence...
Luik: Estonia's defence industry undertakings are internationally credible partners
01.06.2018|Ministry of Defence

Luik: Estonia's defence industry undertakings are internationally credible partners

During his opening remarks at the Tallinn meeting of the NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG) and defence industry undertakings from Estonia and other NATO member countries, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik stated that the promotion of international cooperation and business relationships between...
Luik: US Navy plays an important role in deterrence
31.05.2018|Ministry of Defence

Luik: US Marines play an important role in deterrence

At yesterday’s meeting with General Robert Blake Neller, Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik discussed increasing the US presence in the Baltic Sea region, the goals for this summer’s NATO Summit and the defence cooperation between the two countries. At the...
31.05.2018|Ministry of Defence

Ministry of Defence presented with the findings of a study on strengthening the air defence capabilities of the Baltic Republics

The International Centre for Defence and Security presented the Ministry of Defence with the findings of a study on the possibilities for strengthening the air defence capabilities of the Baltic Republics. The report notes that the effective functioning of an air defence system is, by its very...
Minister of Defence Jüri Luik and David Koh Tee Hian, Deputy Secretary and Defence Cyber Chief of Ministry of Defence of Singapore, signed a cyber cooperation agreement between the two countries in January this year.
28.05.2018|Ministry of Defence

Estonia delivered cybersecurity training to Singapore

Following the Memorandum of Understanding signed on the 19th of January 2018, the Estonian Ministry of Defence delivered cybersecurity training and a cyber range exercise to cyber defenders in the Ministry of Defence, Singapore, and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). The training took place at...
Defence Minister Jüri Luik: Poland one of our key Allies in Baltic Sea region
25.05.2018|Ministry of Defence

Defence Minister Jüri Luik: Poland one of our key Allies in Baltic Sea region

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik today met with the Polish Minister of Defence Mariusz Błaszczak, currently on a two day visit to Estonia, to discuss questions related to bilateral defence cooperation, the upcoming NATO Summit and the European Union’s defence initiatives. “Poland is one of our most...
Differences in the attitudes of Estonian-speakers and Russian-speakers towards national defence are decreasing
25.05.2018|Ministry of Defence

Differences in the attitudes of Estonian-speakers and Russian-speakers towards national defence are decreasing

According to the study Public Opinion and National Defence, published today, the differences in attitudes between the Estonian and Russian populations in Estonia towards national defence are decreasing, while the overall defensive will is rising. According to Minister of Defence Jüri Luik, the...
Ministers of Defence of the Baltic Republics in Klaipeda: we are awaiting reinforcement of collective defence from the NATO Summit
24.05.2018|Ministry of Defence

Ministers of Defence of the Baltic Republics in Klaipeda: we are awaiting reinforcement of collective defence from the NATO Summit

At their meeting in Klaipeda, Lithuania, the Ministers of Defence of the Baltic Republics spent yesterday and today discussing the NATO Summit set for July, defence cooperation with the United States, and the topic of European Union defence related initiatives. The Ministers of Defence also signed...
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21.05.2018|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence Luik: Reaction time is critical to NATO

During his appearance at the international security forum GLOBSEC 2018, in Bratislava, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik stated that NATO is capable of providing effective deterrence on the Alliance’s eastern wing. According to the Minister of Defence, this is possible only through close cooperation...

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