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Defmin thanks Estonian troops who served in Mali

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Estonian Minister of Defense Juri Luik awarded mission medals to the approximately 50 members of the Estonian defense forces who served as part of the French-led anti-insurgent mission Barkhane in Mali. “Mali is one of the most remote places where our soldiers, with weapons in their hands, have protected Estonia’s interests. However, with this choice, we have affirmed our membership of a unified Western security space,” Luik said at a ceremony held at…