Posts tagged as Denmark

Denmark is important Latvia’s partner in defense and regional security – Vejonis

Friday, December 7, 2018

Denmark is important Latvia’s partneri n defense and regional security, said Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis during the official visit of Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary to Latvia. As the President’s Chancellery reported, Denmark played a significant role, providing support to the restored Latvia in the early 1990s. Therefore the official visit of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Denmark is a special events. The…

Denmark is important Latvia’s partner in defense and regional security

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Denmark is important Latvia’s partner in defense and regional security, said Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis during the official visit of Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary to Latvia. As the President’s Chancellery reported, Denmark played a significant role, providing support to the restored Latvia in the early 1990s. Therefore the official visit of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Denmark is a special events. The…

Latvian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States gets into gear

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

On 18-19 September, the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) convenes in Riga for its first meeting chaired by the Latvian Presidency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs repors. The CSO is the leading structure in the CBSS format, a platform for decision-making and discussions. “The CSO meeting focuses in particular on a report by the CBSS Vision Group entitled “Vision for the…

US soldier convicted of attempted rape in Denmark

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

A U.S. soldier assigned to a special operations unit in Europe was convicted of attempted rape in Denmark last week, officials said. The Danish court of Sonderborg on Wednesday sentenced the 21-year-old American to 18 months in prison and banned him from the country for 12 years for the June crime, the local prosecutor’s office said in a statement. U.S. officials in Europe confirmed that a soldier with the Stuttgart-based…

Denmark signs up for two new military alliances in “Signal to Trump”

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The Scandinavian nation is about to join both the French-led European Intervention Initiative (EI2) and the UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF), which the Danish foreign minister ventured was a signal of European unity to US President Donald Trump. Danish Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen has announced that Denmark is proud to become part of the French-led defense initiative EI2, an act that signals Europe’s intention to become more self-reliant in military matters and allows…

Lithuanian Motorised Infantry Brigade Griffin affiliated to the Danish Division

Thursday, May 24, 2018

On May 22 Lithuania and Denmark signed a Memorandum of Understanding on affiliation of the Motorised Infantry Brigade Griffin of the Lithuanian Armed Forces to the Royal Danish Army Division. It marks the beginning of regular participation of the staff and personnel of the MIB Griffin in Danish-arranged training and exercises. The document was signed by Commander of the Lithuanian Land Force Brigadier General Valdemaras Rupšys and Denmark’s Chief of…

Denmark to Join the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) welcomes the decision of Denmark to become a member of the NATO-accredited cyber defence hub. Denmark’s decision would lead to almost all Nordic nations working side by side at this multinational centre of excellence. “Resilience and strength in cyber defence is achieved through cooperation. According to an origin legend, the Danish flag, Dannebrog, fell from the heaven in Tallinn in 1219. It…