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Baltops landing exercise to be held in Saaremaa next week

BC, Tallinn, 06.06.2019.Print version

Allied units are to rehearse landing on the Kallaste beach in Estonia's western island of Saaremaa as part of the international Baltops exercise next Wednesday, reported LETA/BNS. 

Participants in the exercise will include US, Polish, Romanian and Estonian troops, spokespeople for the headquarters of the Estonian defense forces said. The Estonian Navy's command and support vessel Wambola, the staff of the Estonian naval fleet and members of the Saaremaa district of the Kaitseliit (Defense League) volunteer corps will also join the effort.

The objective of Baltops is to promote states' mutual understanding, trust and cooperation capability though joint exercises. Cooperation at sea, on land and in the air will be rehearsed as part of the exercise to be held in the Baltic Sea.

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