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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)
In his speech at the conclusion of the 39th Higher National Defence Course, Minister of Defence Jüri Luik emphasised that Estonia’s national defence model requires awareness by citizens and situational awareness by the state.