Nikolai Dashkevich. Estonia ready to make rules for admission of weapons and equipment of the mechanized battalion of NATO, if NATO and its allies decide to put additional military establishment, said Tuesday the head of the Ministry of defense of Estonia Sven Mixer.
He told about it during a meeting with visiting Tallinn head the Pentagon, Ashton Carter, said the press service of the Ministry of defence.
"The government has allocated ? 40 million to upgrade military bases for reception of the allies, signed a contract with the United States on the use of military facilities within the country. We develop opportunities for military training allies and creating conditions for the deployment of troops and equipment mechanized battalion, " said the Mixer.
Mixer and Carter also discussed the proposal of the Baltic States About the possibility of increasing the presence of military forces of NATO in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
"in view of the changed situation with the European safety Estonia would like permanent placement based on the rotation of terrestrial battalion in each of the Baltic States or one crew for the entire region in General," said the Mixer.
As before stated the press service of the Pentagon, the head of the Ministry of defense Carter commits European visit with 22-26 June to discuss, for example, calls from Russia ". Before arrival in Estonia, the Minister visited Germany. After the visit to Estonia, Minister of defense of the USA go to a meeting of defense Ministers of NATO countries, which will be held on 24-25 June in Brussels.
Ukrainian authorities and Western countries in connection with the events in the Donbas has repeatedly accused the Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
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