Posts tagged as defense cooperation

Estonia and Germany discuss defense cooperation and climate issues

Friday, October 11, 2019

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas and German Minister of Defense Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer discussed at a meeting on Friday defense cooperation, climate issues and Estonia’s future role as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. The Estonian premier highlighted Germany’s commitment to ensuring security in our region, spokespeople for the government said. “Estonia and Germany are linked through historical ties and very close present-day cooperation. We are both dedicated allies in…

Latvian chief of defense to begin visit to US

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Latvian Chief of Defense, Lieutenant General Leonids Kalnins is beginning a working visit to the United States today to discuss defense cooperation between the two countries’ armed forces, as well as security and cooperation matters. “Cooperation with the Michigan National Guard is among the deepest, strongest and most vital. And this is not because this cooperation involves military might but because it is based on a truly friendly relationship…

Estonia, US sign five-year road map for continued defense cooperation

Thursday, May 23, 2019

The United States’ Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Kathryn L. Wheelbarger and Ministry of Defence Undersecretary for Defence Policy Kadi Silde signed a document at the Pentagon on Wednesday that will see the continuation of defense cooperation between the U.S. and Estonia through 2024. Estonia has joined Latvia and Lithuania in the five-year defense cooperation agreement between the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and the Baltic…

Polish and Lithuanian defense cooperation

Monday, January 21, 2019

The Polish Territorial Defense Forces (WOT) and the Lithuanian National Defense Volunteer Forces (KASP) have signed a training cooperation agreement. This is the first agreement between the Polish WOT and that of a different country. The commander of the Polish WOT, general Wiesław Kukułka and KASP colonel Dainius Pasvenskas signed the document in the Lithuanian parliament in Vilnius on the 28thanniversary of establishing KASP. The spokesman of WOT Marek Pietrzak…

Merkel: Want close defense cooperation with Britain after Brexit

Saturday, September 15, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she wanted the European Union to have a close relationship with Britain when it leaves the bloc and added that the allies should work together closely on security and defense in the future. “We want good, reliable ties with Britain – we want close cooperation in the fields of security and defense policy and we want cooperation between the 27 member states…

Estonian defmin discusses defense cooperation with Finnish colleague

Monday, September 10, 2018

Estonian Minister of Defense Juri Luik met with his Finnish counterpart Jussi Niinisto on the Estonian island of Muhu on Friday evening to discuss defense cooperation between the two countries as well as issues concerning regional security, the Ministry of Defense said. “Finland is a trustworthy friend to Estonia and one of the most important security partners,” Luik said, adding that the defense cooperation of Estonia and Finland has been extremely…