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Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet participated in a meeting of European Union Defence Ministers.
07.05.2021|Ministry of Defence

EU Defence Ministers emphasised solidarity with Ukraine

Yesterday, in Brussels, Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet participated in a meeting of European Union Defence Ministers, where the security situation in regions affecting Europe and the Union’s long-term security and defence policy plans were discussed.The meeting began with topical issues relating...
Joint Expeditionary Force strengthens security of the Baltic Republics and Europe.
29.04.2021|Ministry of Defence

Laanet: Joint Expeditionary Force strengthens security of the Baltic Republics and Europe

Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet participated in the video meeting of the defence ministers of the Joint Expeditionary Force, where British Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace presented the Post-Brexit Integrated Review, and the defence ministers also discussed the situation that has been...
Estonian Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet and Finnish Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen
27.04.2021|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet on his first bilateral working visit to Finland

Yesterday, on 26th of April, Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet, who was on a two-day working visit to Helsinki, met with Finnish Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen, with whom the regional security situation and defence co-operation, in both bilateral and multilateral formats, was discussed.“We...
By the decision of the Minister of Defence, national defence camps will be organized by the Defence League
26.04.2021|Ministry of Defence

By the decision of the Minister of Defence, national defence camps will be organized by the Defence League

By the decision of the Minister of Defence, national defence camps will be organized by the Defence LeagueFrom the New Year, the Defence League will organize national defence camps to ensure that young people from all regions of Estonia have the opportunity to participate in national defence camps...
Laanet: Baltic countries create greater security working together.
20.04.2021|Ministry of Defence

Laanet: Baltic countries create greater security working together

Yesterday, Minister of Defence of Estonia, Kalle Laanet met with Lithuanian Minister of Defence, Arvydas Anušauskas, at the Tapa military camp, to discuss defence-related co-operation between the Baltic countries, the situation having developed on Ukraine’s borders, and the Russian exercise Zapad...
Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet.
16.04.2021|Ministry of Defence

Ministers of Defence of Estonia and the United Kingdom discussed withdrawal from Afghanistan

During the video meeting held on 15th of April, the Minister of Defence of Estonia and the Secretary of State for Defence of United Kingdom discussed issues related to the withdrawal of Allied forces from Afghanistan, defence co-operation, and the situation along Ukraine’s borders.‘For Estonia, it...
Estonia hosts NATO Cyber Defence Pledge conference.
15.04.2021|Ministry of Defence

Estonia hosts NATO Cyber Defence Pledge conference

Today, Estonia hosted the third annual NATO Cyber Defence Pledge Conference 2021: Entering to a New Decade, which focused on strategic, political, and practical implications of ensuring a cyber-enabled Alliance.“Since we have adopted the Cyber Defence Pledge in 2016, we have come a long way,” said...
Estonia to host NATO Cyber Pledge conference.
12.04.2021|Ministry of Defence

Estonia to host NATO Cyber Pledge conference

This week, Estonia will host the third annual NATO Cyber Defence Pledge Conference 2021: Entering to a New Decade. NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister of Estonia, Kaja Kallas are scheduled to address the virtual conference hosted from Tallinn, Estonia which will focus on the...
Minister of Defence forms Advisory Council.
06.04.2021|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence forms Advisory Council

Minister of Defence of Estonia, Kalle Laanet has signed a directive establishing an Advisory Council to advise him on matters of national defence during his term of office. The Chairman of the Advisory Council is Taavi Rõivas (former Prime Minister), members include Merle Maigre, Riho Terras,...
Minister of Defence Laanet: U.S. Special Forces Command Element strengthens security of entire Baltic region
30.03.2021|Ministry of Defence

Minister of Defence Laanet: U.S. Special Forces Command Element strengthens security of entire Baltic region

Tuesday, Minister of Defence of Estonia, Kalle Laanet visited the Special Operations Command of Estonian Defence Forces and received an overview of Estonia’s Special Operations capabilities, co-operation with the Allies and partners, and the participation of Task Force Takuba, in Operation Barkhane...

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