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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)
Servicemen from the United Kingdom, who are serving in Estonia within the framework of the presence of NATO, received mission medals at the ceremony held at the Ministry of Defence. Among others, a mission medal was presented to Colonel Giles Harris, Commander of the eFP Command in Estonia, who has been serving in Estonia since the arrival of the allied units in the spring of 2017.
Friday, Ministers of Defence from Estonia, Latvia and Denmark inaugurated Headquarters Multinational Division North, located at the Ādaži military camp, in Latvia. The purpose of Headquarters Multinational Division North is to enhance the defens capability of the region and connect the region’s forces with the Alliance’s highest Command Structure.