Govt to authorize use of Estonian defense forces in new EU military operation

  • 2020-04-01
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - The Estonian government at a sitting on Thursday is to authorize the use of the defense forces in a new military operation of the European Union. The Council of the EU has decided that the current EU military operation Sophia will be concluded and a new military operation, Irini, will be launched instead. The decision to conclude the mission Sophia and the decision to establish and launch the mission Irini will be taken by the Council by written procedure, which will run until March 31. Decisions take effect on the same day. Due to the time-critical nature, it i...
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