GALLERY: Germany hands Baltic air policing mission at Ämari over to Spain ({{commentsTotal}})

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The Spanish contingent assumed the patrol over Estonia's airspace in a ceremony at Ämari airbase, replacing the German unit which had been stationed in Estonia for the past four months.

The four Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon jets landed in Ämari on Monday.

The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas, Minister of Defense Sven Mikser, Maj. Gen. Riho Terras, the head of the Estonian Defense Forces, and a number of high-ranking NATO officers.

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