Posts tagged as defence ministers

Defence Ministers of Northern Europe discussed regional security and strengthening cooperation in Stockholm

Thursday, November 21, 2019

On November 19–20 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Defence Policy Director Robertas Šapronas are taking part in the Nordic-Baltic (NB8) and Northern Group Defence Ministers meeting in Stockholm (Sweden). The Ministers discussed the security situation in the North and the Baltic Sea regions, Nordic-Baltic Cooperation, and strengthening the regional cooperation between NATO and NATO partners. Minister R. Karoblis spoke on the regional security situation, presented proposals on the…

Lithuania and Poland sign co-operation agreement

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Lithuanian Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis and his Polish counterpart, Mariusz Błaszczak, signed co-operaton agreements on 21 February, their ministries announced on their respective websites. The two defence ministers signed a letter of intent to affiliate the Lithuanian Iron Wolf and Polish 15th Giżycka mechanised brigades with the headquarters (HQ) of NATO’s Multinational Division North-East (MND NE) in Elblag, Poland, which co-ordinates NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battlegroups in Poland and…

Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis departs for the NATO Ministerial in Brussels

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

On February 13–14 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis will take part in the NATO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Brussels (Belgium) where strengthening of the NATO deterrence and defence will be addressed. A particular focus will be put on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) and NATO response to the violations of the Treaty on the Russian side. NATO Defence Ministers will also take stock of the increased defence…

Potential next ambassador to US discusses upcoming NATO summit at Pentagon

Monday, June 18, 2018

Secretary-general of the Estonian Ministry of Defence, Jonatan Vseviov was in the United States this week to discuss the upcoming NATO summit at the Pentagon. According to several sources, Vseviov is likely to be appointed Estonia’s next ambassador to the U.S. Vseviov also participated in a seminar of the Atlantic Council on the security of Northern Europe and attended the European Union Security and Defense Symposium held in Washington, D.C. “The NATO…