You are here

News

20.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

Vseviov: international military education is the foundation of European defence cooperation

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Jonatan Vseviov gave a speech on the importance of military higher education and cooperation in Europe at the European Military Academies Conference, held at the Estonian National Defence College, yesterday in Tartu. ”There are few programs available...
19.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence Luik met with members of the Lebanese government and military leaders

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik met yesterday, in Beirut, with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al Hariri, and Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, to discuss the security situation in Lebanon and its neighbouring countries. “Lebanon’s efforts to cope with the refugee crisis and the threat of terror arising...
18.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

The Minister of Defence met Estonian soldiers serving in Lebanon

Yesterday, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik and Chief of Staff of the Headquarters of the Estonian Defence Forces Brigadier General Martin Herem took part in a joint patrol with Estonian servicemen participating in the UN peacekeeping mission UNIFIL, in order to receive an overview of their tasks,...
17.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

The procedure for compensation of travel expenses for participants in additional reservist training is renewed

Starting next year, the compensation of travel expenses for participants arriving at additional reservist training from within Estonia will depend on the location where the person was staying when called, and the travel expenses for those arriving from abroad will be compensated to the extent of...
15.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence begins visit to Lebanon

Tomorrow, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik will be heading to Lebanon, in order to meet with Estonian servicemen who are serving there and to receive an overview of their assignments and their conditions of service. “On the one hand, service by Estonian soldiers provides a significant contribution to...
13.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

PHOTOS: Nearly 800 NATO soldiers serving at Tapa received mission medals

Today, during the ceremony at the Tapa armed forces campus, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik and Commander of the Defence Forces General Riho Terras presented medals for participation in international operations to NATO battle group soldiers. Minister of Defence Jüri Luik thanked the solders for...
13.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

Vseviov: reserve officers help to link national defence to society

Jonatan Vseviov, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, and Marko Mihkelson, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, met today with reserve officers from the Nordic countries and the United Kingdom, who are participating in the security seminar being hosted by the Estonian Reserve...
11.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

Ministry of Defence invites entrepreneurs to participate in a new project to develop defence capability technology

The Centre for Applied Studies at the Estonian National Defence College is introducing the new research and development project at the Ministry of Defence, and is awaiting feedback from entrepreneurs regarding content and feasibility. The new Defence Force’s project Unmanned Systems for Raising...
10.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

Luik: Russian training exercise Zapad demonstrated the correctness of NATO’s decisions

At his meeting with Antoni Macierewiczi, Minister of National Defence for Poland, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik said that Russia's actions during the training exercise Zapad 2017 showed the correctness of NATO's decisions. ”As members of NATO, we are satisfied with the decision to deploy...
09.10.2017|Ministry of Defence

Luik: Defence cooperation between Estonia and Poland helps to preserve regional security

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik is beginning his two day visit to Poland today, where he will be discussing regional security and defence questions. At his meeting with the Minister of Defence for Poland, matters related to the presidency of the Council of the European Union and the NATO summit...

Pages