The Chancellor of the Ministry of defence of Estonia Mikk Maran invited divisions of ground forces Germany to participate in military exercises in the Country, informs the press service of the Ministry.
According to Marana, Estonia is ready to offer together with the possibility of permanent exercises for units of the U.S. army, similar opportunities and another unit in the company, this could be a division of the ground forces of Germany, RIA " Novosti." The Estonian government decided to allocate EUR 40 million over the next 5 years to improve living conditions and conditions of exercise of the offices of the allies. We expect company here and from Germany. At the same time should pay attention to the fact that the presence of allies in the area would be permanent since these are modern safety requirements, " said Maran. Remember, March 14, the United States brought to Estonia tank platoon and paratroopers. New U.S. military in may will participate in the largest in the history of the Baltic Republic maneuvers with the name "Hedgehog" (Siil). The maneuvers will last from 4 to fifteen of may and will be divided into 3 stages. March 9, the U.S. announced plans to send in the Baltic States about 3 thousand Soldiers and 750 units of military equipment. The Baltic States and Poland has in the past expressed the wish that the us military were deployed in the area on a permanent basis. The USA told that advocate that more frequent military exercises with the Baltic States, but do not presume to place in the field of a permanent contingent. Prior to that, in connection with the situation around Ukraine, NATO has adopted a number of measures that the Alliance explains the need to ensure the security of the allies. So, were strengthened mission for the air policing of the Baltic States, the aircraft with radar equipment make regular flights over the territory of Poland and Romania, the additional NATO ships in the Baltic and Mediterranean seas. In September it was also noted that North America has decided to strengthen the buildup of NATO forces in the Baltic, once you have planned the transfer of heavy weapons and tanks among them, in Estonia.