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Sunday, 07.02.2016, 23:39
Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand on February 3rd welcomed cyber issues appearing in the new European Union Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy, informs LETA/BNS.
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Estonian and Finnish defense ministers who met in Tallinn on February 2nd discussed cooperation in dealing with the migration crisis and synchronized their positions regarding the matter, reports LETA/BNS.
Latvian IT Security Incidents Response Institution Cert.lv in the past five years has trained almost 19,000 people – IT security specialists, students, pupils, public servants – in IT security issues, Cert.lv representatives informed LETA.
European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini affirmed in a letter sent to Estonian MEP Urmas Paet that when meeting with Indian representatives, the EU has on several occasions also discussed the issue of Estonian ship guards imprisoned in India, informs LETA/BNS.
Estonian ship guards, who were on January 11 sentenced to prison for five years in India have decided to appeal the decision and at the same time submit a request to be released for bail, the Estonian Foreign Ministry said, reports LETA/BNS.
The Estonian volunteer corps Kaitseliit (Defense League) has a budget of 58 million euros this year, 34 million of which come from the state budget and for 15 million euros the organization will buy special equipment, reports LETA.
Membership of the Estonian volunteer defense organization Kaitseliit (Defense League) and affiliated organizations grew fast and crossed the 25,000 mark in 2015, reports LETA/BNS.