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Readout of Performing the Duties of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Mara Karlin Meeting With Estonian Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary Kusti Salm

Oct. 20, 2021

Department of Defense Spokesperson Ms. Cindi King provided the following readout:

Performing the Duties of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Mara Karlin met yesterday with Estonian Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary Kusti Salm to reaffirm the strength of the bilateral relationship between the United States and Estonia.  They discussed regional and global security issues, and bilateral defense cooperation.  Dr. Karlin thanked Estonia for continuing to increase its defense capabilities and shared the assessment that NATO significantly increased its deterrence and defense capability since 2014.