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Friday, 22.08.2014, 06:57
On 18 August Lithuanian officers deployed to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) rotated after a year-long tour of duty which also extends Lithuania's participation in the mission for another year, the Ministry of National Defence informs.
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The Estonian Highways Board has begun to gradually demand installing alco-locks or alcohol activated vehicle immobilisers in public transport buses and the police estimate these would also help keep problematic drivers away from driving ordinary cars too, LETA/Postimees writes.
During the meeting with Latvian President Andris Berzins, Latvian Safety and Protection Industries Federation representatives announced about a chance for Latvia to participate in the international NATO project "Alliance Ground Surveillance", which would secure land and aerial surveillance and aerial, using "Global Hawk" unmanned aircraft, the Presidential Press Service informed LETA.
On Friday, Topsec Turvateenused OÜ, a subsidiary of Estonian retail trade group Tallinna Kaubamaja AS, signed a contract under which it will acquire 100% of the shares of Viking Security AS in September, Kaubamaja informed the Tallinn stock exchange.
American magazine Newsweek published an article that points out that the Estonian Security Police (KaPo) is one of the best counter-intelligence agencies in Europe; Interior Ministry Undersecretary for Domestic Security Policy Erkki Koort agrees, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Currently the airspace of Eastern Ukraine is closed, therefore aircraft of the national airline airBaltic do not fly over it, the company informed Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
The Road Traffic Safety Directorate in Latvia has announced an open tender for the procurement of 20 stationary speed cameras, according to information posted on the directorate's website, cites LETA.