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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)
Minister of Defence Jüri Luik participated in the meeting of European ministers of defence and foreign affairs, in Luxembourg, where he signed a letter of intent for the European Intervention Initiative proposed by France.
The International Centre for Defence and Security presented the Ministry of Defence with the findings of a study on the possibilities for strengthening the air defence capabilities of the Baltic Republics.