The prime minister expresses appreciation to the Baltic Defence College administration

11.09.2002 | 00:00

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Tallinn, Stenbock HouseAugust 22, 2002The prime minister visited today the Baltic Defence College to express his gratitude to the Commandant and international lectors of the college for initiating and operating the institution.Kallas assured that Estonia, as the host country, will do everything possible to secure the flawless operation of the college. "The continuing involvement of the international lectors has the utmost importance for the quality of education," said Kallas at today´s meeting. Background:The Baltic Defence College was established in 1998, and it is the first joint military training institution in the Baltic States. BALTDEFCOL procures the Baltic States with officers and state officials who have international experience and education complying with NATO standards. The activities and training of the Baltic Defence College follow closely the current political environment, local geopolitical situation, the defence objectives of the military forces and the Baltic States´ defence concepts.Hanna HinrikusGovernment Spokesperson

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