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10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 87 Estonia to acquire Sandown class mine hunters

The Cabinet today approved the Defence Ministry’s application to acquire used Sandown class mine hunters from the United Kingdom. According to the decision the Minister of Defence will start Government-to-Government negotiations at the result of which the number of vessels, concrete financial...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release no 82 The three Baltic Defence Ministers met in Pärnu today.

The meeting addressed the development of the Baltic military co-operation projects in detail in the course of which several unresolved problems between the Baltic states were resolved. For over a year, the issue of the establishment of the jointly manned Control and Reporting Centre (CRC) had been...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release nr.76 The Book of Condolences of Bgrigadier General Märt Tiru

Starting from Friday the Book of Condolences of Bgrigadier General Märt Tiru can be signed in the lobby of the Ministry of Defence Sakala 1, Tallinn. It is also possible to forward the condolences via e-mail on the following address: http://www.mod.go   
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 75 Brigadier General Märt Tiru IM MEMORIAM

Brigadier General Märt Tiru IM MEMORIAM October 10, 1947 – October 18, 2005 Today, on October 18, 2005, Brigadier General Märt Tiru passed away after a serious illness. The Ministry of Defence and The General Staff will always remember Brigadier General Tiru as an innovative and intelligent...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release no 74 Jaak Jõerüüt handed over Defence Minister's Post

Today Jaak Jõerüüt handed over his post to the new Defence Minister Jürgen Ligi. Jõerüüt held the post for 320 days.    
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 72 Defense Minister Jaak Jõerüüt’s Press Conference

The Minister of Defence Jaak Jõerüüt will give a press conference this afternoon at 3.45 p.m. explaining to the media the reasons of his resignation from the post of the Defence Minister.   
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 71The Estonian Defence Minister Jaak Joerüüt resigned

Today I handed over my resignation to the Prime Minister Andrus Ansip from the post of the Minister of Defence. I hope he will satisfy my resignation immediately. Hereby I would like to explain in more detail the reasons of my resignation:Political StatementI have, today, submitted to Prime...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 73 The Estonian Defence Minister Jaak Joerüüt’s speech at ATA 51 General Assembly

This evening the Minister of Defence Jaak Jõerüüt delivered a speech at the opening of the General Assembly of the Atlantic Treaty Association in Tallinn. In his speech Jõerüüt concentrated on the present and future developments of NATO and the challengesThe speech of Jaak Jõerüüt: Exellencies,...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 70 The Estonian Defence Minister Jaak Joerüüt Minister met the President of Israel Moshe Katzavi

Tonight the Minister of Defence as well as the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jaak Jõerüüt met with the President of Israel Moshe Katzavi in order to discuss bilateral relations. One of the key topics of the meeting was the Near-East peace process.According to Jõerüüt  the relations between...
10.10.2006|Ministry of Defence

Press Release No 69 The Estonian Defense Minister Jaak Joeruut participated in the Informal Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers

The key topicsof meeting was NATO's military transformation. In addition to that the Defence Ministers formulated their viewpoints on the developments in Afganistan, Iraq and Afganistan, as well as the fight against international terrorism. Joeruut stressed in his speech that one cannot hide...

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