Estonia, Finland sign bilateral defense cooperation framework agreement

On his first official visit abroad, Estonian Minister of Defence Margus Tsahkna visited Helsinki on Wednesday, where he and Finnish counterpart Jussi Niinistö signed a bilateral defense cooperation framework agreement.


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    Opinion digest: Estonia needs hands-on approach to promote foreign trade (2)

    Talking about foreign trade, there are no simple solutions, which is what makes it an unpopular topic with politicians. All the while, Estonia needs an active minister that could work in just that particular area, former minister of trade and entrepreneurship and current Reform Party MP Anne Sulling writes.

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    Opinion digest: Hannes Rumm on the yet-unseen reconciliation in the Reform Party (1)

    The events of Friday’s meeting of the Reform Party leadership, in which the new chairman Hanno Pevkur switched out party secretary general Reimo Nebokat and director of the regional development division Kalev Lillo following a 7:6 vote, showed that the the party remained polarized, found Hannes Rumm, one of the hosts of Sunday's Vikerraadio broadcast "Samost ja Rumm."

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    Imbi Paju: Can our shared culture manage to save the world? (1)

    As the media is dominated by headlines which stir up memories of political threats, torture, deporations and escapes from years of occupation in the Baltics, Estonian author and filmmaker Imbi Paju considers whether culture is enough to keep man's basic instict for destruction in check.



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