Posts tagged as Estonian Defense Minister

Estonian Defense minister: No reason to worry about Russian heliport on Gogland

Monday, August 12, 2019

A newly built heliport on the island of Gogland in the Gulf of Finland includes five helipads, and will reportedly be equipped to receive all types of transport and combat helicopters currently operational in Russia’s Western Military District, media reported earlier this week. Defense minister Jüri Luik (Isamaa) told ERR on Friday that the heliport is no cause for concern. The Russian move to set up a helicopter base on…

Juri Luik: Security of all NATO allies must be equally guaranteed

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Estonian Defense Minister Juri Luik at a meeting with his Italian colleague Elisabetta Trenta in Rome on Friday said that Estonia supports NATO’s view in which an equal amount of attention is paid to the security needs of each ally. According to spokespeople for the Defense Ministry, Luik emphasized that Estonia supports a 360-degree view in NATO, where an equal amount of attention is paid to the security needs of…