Britain WILL send 800 troops to join NATO forces in Estonia, UK Defence Secretary confirms

Britain WILL send 800 troops to join NATO forces in Estonia, UK Defence Secretary confirms
 

In a statement released by the Ministry of Defence on Wednesday, Michael Fallon said: "The UK will send 800 personnel to Estonia as one of four framework battalions to NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence, to which France and Denmark will contribute further troops".
Last month, the UK promised to send an array of military equipment including drones, tanks and armoured vehicles - as well as 800 additional soldiers - to Estonia to join Nato forces already operating in the country.
At July's Nato Summit in Warsaw, the military alliance agreed to send multinational forces to Eastern... read more

 
24 November 2016 in World News, Views: 53
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