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Estonia to increase contribution to UN peacekeeping operations

Secretary general of the Estonian Defence Ministry Mikk Marran and UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous signed a memorandum of intent in New York regarding Estonia’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations. According to the agreement signed at UN headquarters, Estonia will regularly inform the organisation of military observers and staff officers …

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Ahto Lobjakas: Estonia’s betrayal of Omar, the Pashtun interpreter

In rejecting the asylum plea of Omar, an interpreter who worked with Estonian troops in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, the Estonian government this week thumbed its nose at pretty much everything that’s been going for it in recent history. Admittedly, it may have thought itself in good company after …

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