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PRESS RELEASE no 84 The visit of the Danish Minister of Defence and Defence Committee in Estonia

9. April 2003 - 9:46
On September 18 –19 the Danish Minister of Defence Svend-Age Jensby and the delegation of the Danish Defence Committee will be on a visit in Estonia.

On September 18 –19 the Danish Minister of Defence Svend-Age Jensby and the delegation of the Danish Defence Committee will be on a visit in Estonia.

The Minister of Defence together with the delegation will start the visit on Wednesday afternoon from the Baltic Defence College in Tartu and continue on Thursday morning with the flight to Tapa Exercise area. The Defence Committee delegation and the Minister will watch the exercise Baltic Eagle 2002, visit Estonian Navy Miinisadam and have a tour on the Command and Support Ship “Admiral Pitka”.

During the meeting with the Estonian Minister of Defence Sven Mikser bilateral defence co-operation as well as issues related with NATO enlargement will be discussed. The Danish delegation will also meet with Chairman of the DefenceCommittee of Riigikogu, Mr. Tiit Tammsaar.

The Danish Minister of Defence Svend-Age Jensby and the delegation of the Danish Defence Committee will leave Tallinn on Thursday evening.