Visit of Ms Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland and Mr Hanno Pevkur, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia

Ms Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, and Mr Hanno Pevkur, the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia, visited the Baltic Defence College (BALTDEFCOL). Their visit focused on Professional Military Education and exploring opportunities for cooperation with the BALTDEFCOL.

The BALTDEFCOL's Commandant Brigadier General Alvydas Šiuparis and his delegation introduced Ms Thórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörd Gylfadóttir to the college's programs and curriculums. The visit underscores the importance of mutual understanding and collaboration in defence and security education. Cooperation between nations in military education is a significant step in enhancing the capabilities and readiness of armed forces and promoting regional security and stability. It also fosters diplomatic ties and strengthens relationships between countries.

The expressed commitment to regional security and cooperation through initiatives like education and student exchange programs is a positive development that reflects the shared interests of Iceland, Estonia, and other countries in the Baltic region in maintaining peace and security.


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