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Estonia’s First Steps in the Direction of NATO and National Defence
Estonia’s First Steps in the Direction of NATO and National Defence

Author(s): Henrik Praks
Subject(s): History, Military history, Recent History (1900 till today), Security and defense, Military policy, Post-Communist Transformation
Published by: TLU Institute of Estonian Language and Culture

Summary/Abstract: The meeting of the North Atlantic Cooperation Council (NACC) which was held in December 1991 and attended by the foreign ministers of NATO member states, former members of the Warsaw Treaty Organisation and the Baltic States was a prelude to enlargement. Although the direct threat of an attack in the territories of NATO countries had ceased to exist, armed conflict in the border areas of NATO – especially in the former Yugoslavia – emerged as new threats.

  • Issue Year: 4/2014
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 113-141
  • Page Count: 29
  • Language: English