Nikolai Dashkevich. Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi R?ivas said on the first day of the week at the meeting with Chairman of the joint Committee of chiefs of staff of the U.S. General Martin Dempsey that his country is doing everything in their power to ensure that allied troops were guaranteed all of the rules to provide for the exercise.
"The role of allies and, of course, the USA in the security of our region has key value. Estonia is doing everything in order, allied forces in Estonia were guaranteed all the opportunities for training and decent policies, " said the Mayor, adding that North America and Estonia have the same ideas about the changed situation in the field of security, and NATO is obliged to adapts to it.
"It is important that in the conditions of the fall migration, the events in the Syrian Arab Republic and Libya did not leave without attention the continued aggressive actions of Russia in Ukraine and, for example, in Georgia," - said the Prime Minister.
He thanked Dempsey for the US contribution to the security of the Baltic region and said that " Estonia remains a reliable ally of the United States."
General Dempsey arrived in Estonia at the invitation of the commander of the Estonian defense Forces of Lieutenant General Riho terrace. On Monday also scheduled to meet Dempsey with the Minister of defence of Estonia Sven Mixer. The General will visit the Center of the NATO cyber defence in Tallinn and the General staff of the defence Forces, where He will discuss cooperation in the field of defence between 2 countries, the situation in the sphere of security in the area and will also receive an overview about the development of the Estonian defence Forces. On Tuesday, Dempsey will meet with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves will visit a military base in Tapa, where he will meet U.S. servicemen stationed there.
Relations between Ukraine and Russia deteriorated after the change of power in Ukraine last year, which was followed by the annexation of Crimea to Russia and military confrontation in the Donbass, in the unleashing of which Kiev blames Moscow. The Russian side many times he denied his attachment to the conflict in the East of Ukraine, where Military since April of last year, a military action against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region.