Crisis Commission reports on weapons theft, 10.12.1997

10.12.1997 | 00:00

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PRESS RELEASES, December 10, 1997.

The Crisis Commission reports on weapons theft.


The government`s Crisis Commission told Prime Minister Siimann todaythat the theft that took place on November 30 at the National Guard Jõelähtmecompany did not threaten Estonia`s constitutional order.
The Crisis Commission also found that, based on known evidence, therisk is minimal for the theft to contribute to violence between criminalgroups or terrorist attacks.

The Crisis Commission today listened to the experts committee assessmentsand the police`s operational information and decided that it can removeweapons theft from its special meetings` agenda.

Since the occurrence of weapons theft, the government`s Crisis Commissionhas held four special meetings at which its members have analyzed presentationsby experts and the study committee. After every meeting, the Crisis Commissionhas presented the results of its analysis to the Prime Minister.

Although the Crisis Commission has finished the special meetings onweapons theft, the commission`s members will continue to follow informationconcerning the weapons theft.

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