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US Assistant Secretary of Defense paid visit to Estonian MoD
The Estonian Minister of Defence Mr. Sven Mikser discussed with the US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Ms. Elissa Slotkin current issues in regional security and Russian continuing aggression. During the meeting solidarity of NATO member states was emphasized. Mr. Mikser also expressed gratitude to US for the ongoing military presence in Estonia.
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.