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Delegation of US Senate paid visit to the Estonian MoD
The Estonian Minister of Defence Mr. Sven Mikser thanked the members of US Senate Armed Services Committee for the long-lasting support to the Estonian defence by the US and for implementing a deterrence initiative.
During the meeting was discussed that a potential aggression from Russia can be deterred preferably by the preemptive and deterrent military presence. Estonia is grateful to the USA for the investment to our defence structures and hopes it to last for a longer period of time.
Deb Fisher, Senate Armed Services Committee (R-Nebraska); John Cornyn, Senate Majority Whip, Senate Finance and Judiciary Committee (R-Texas); Jeff Sessions, Senate Armed Service Committee (R-Alabama); John Barrasso MD, Senate Foreign Relations Committee (R-Wyoming); Mike Conaway, House Armed Services Committee (R-Texas)
During his appearance at the international security forum GLOBSEC 2018, in Bratislava, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik stated that NATO is capable of providing effective deterrence on the Alliance’s eastern wing. According to the Minister of Defence, this is possible only through close cooperation between Europe and the United States.
Minister of Defence Jüri Luik presented a gift and letter of thanks to the members of Naiskodukaitse who created the mobile app Ole Valmis (Be Ready), which helps people be better prepared in the event of accidents and during crisis situations.