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Jun 26 2020

Unity and Solidarity - General Jörg Vollmer visits Estonia

Talinn, Estonia - Finishing his trip to the Baltic Sea Region, General Jörg Vollmer, Commander Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum, visited Estonia on 26th of June.

In the Estonian capital Talinn, the Commander met the Chief of Defence, Major General Martin Herem. Topics discussed were, amongst others, the Estonian forces readiness system, the role of reserves training, planned exercises and NATO's enhanced Forward Presence commitment. 

Estonia is hosting an eFP battlegroup, located in Tapa. This unit is led by the United Kingdom and supported by elements from Danmark, France and Iceland. 

General Vollmer stated; "Thank you, Estonia, for being an important Ally and your contribution to NATO's eFP, NRF2020 & Resolute Support in Afghanistan. You are ready for collective defence, one of NATO's core tasks."

General Vollmer highlighted Estonia's efforts in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic as a strong signal of unity and solidarity. The nation had donated medical supplies to Italy and Spain.

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