Public opinion on defence issues

Estonians continue to have

a high level of support 

for national defence

and NATO.

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We salute the veterans

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 Margus Tsahkna

Margus Tsahkna is the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia since November 23, 2016.

The Minister of Defence is responsible for the organisation of national defence in the Republic of Estonia.


Photo of the Week

ESTPLA-21 back at home!

Estpla-21 has arrived from Lebanon.

As of end of May this year Estpla-21 has been conducting patrols; patrolled with Lebanese Armed Forces as well as carried out other peacekeeping duties from their main UN Position 2-45 in At Tiri, Southern Lebanon.

Photo: Defence Forces


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