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06.12.2006|Ministry of Defence

Government to make decision tomorrow concerning Estonia’s security contribution for Riga summit meeting

Tomorrow, 12th October, the Government of the Republic of Estonia will pass a decision concerning the scope of Estonia’s contribution to security measures being adopted for the NATO summit in Riga. Following consultations with the Prime Minister of LatviaThe secondment of the armoured vehicles to...
06.12.2006|Ministry of Defence

Defence Minister to visit US

Tomorrow, 30th October, the Minister of Defence will visit the US, together with an Estonian delegation. The objective of the visit is to discuss important strategic matters and bilateral co-operation with US officials. The Defence Minister’s meetings will take place in the Pentagon, the State...
06.12.2006|Ministry of Defence

MOD introduces planned EDF remuneration reform

Tomorrow, 27th October at 1 pm, the Ministry of Defence will unveil details of the new remuneration reform of the Estonian Defence Forces.The objective of the reform is to introduce a more structured and definite remuneration system in the Estonian Defence Forces. The draft addresses the...
13.11.2006|Ministry of Defence

Permanent Undersecretary of the MoD visits Georgia

Tomorrow, the Permanent Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Lauri Almann, will visit Georgia, where he will meet with the Georgian Defence Minister, Mr. Irakli Okruashvili, and the Georgian First Deputy Minister of Defence, Mr. Mamuka Kudava.Bilateral defence relations, the current...
13.11.2006|Ministry of Defence

MOD and Ministry of the Environment representatives on fact-finding mission to Salisbury Plain Training Area

Representatives from the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of the Environment made a fact-finding mission to the Salisbury Plain Training Area in the United Kingdom to get an overview of the British military’s training opportunities and to use this knoThe Estonian delegation was given an...
13.11.2006|Ministry of Defence

Permanent Undersecretary of the MoD to discuss Estonia’s experiences of defence reforms at Ukraine forum

The Permanent Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Lauri Almann, will travel to Kiev tomorrow, where he will participate in “A Review of Ukraine’s Defence and Security Policy”, an international security forum conducted by the National Security aMr. Almann’s presentation will focus on...
13.11.2006|Ministry of Defence

Estonia and China pledge to continue close co-operation

The Minister of Defence, Mr. Jürgen Ligi, met with his Chinese counterpart, Mr. Cao Gagchuan, and the Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Ninth National People’s Congress of China, Mr. Jiang Zhenghua earlier today; at both meetings, the importaMr. Jiang Zhenghua recognised Estonia as...
06.11.2006|Ministry of Defence

Estonia supports Georgia’s integration process

As part of his current visit to Georgia, the Permanent Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Lauri Almann, met today with the Georgian First Deputy Minister of Defence, Mr. Mamuka Kudava. During the meeting, both parties signed the Agreement betwMr. Lauri Almann also met with the Foreign...
31.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence pays official visit to China

On Sunday 15th October 2006, the Minister of Defence, Mr. Jürgen Ligi, will travel to the People’s Republic of China, where he will meet with the Chinese Defence Minister, Mr. Cao Gagchuan, and the Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Ninth NatiThe aim of the visit is to strengthen...
31.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Meeting of Estonian and NATO Defence Planners concludes in Tallinn

A two-day meeting of Estonian and NATO defence planners concluded in Tallinn today.During the past two days, NATO defence planners have been in Tallinn on an evaluation visit; Estonia’s present and future national defence capability was assessed during the meeting.The development of Estonia’s...

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