/ Published March 07, 2018
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with his Estonian counterpart, Defense Minister Juri Luik, at the Pentagon today.
In a statement summarizing the meeting, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said Mattis emphasized the close U.S.-Estonia security partnership and highlighted Estonia’s support for the enhanced forward presence in Lithuania.
Cyber Defense Leadership
He praised Estonia’s leadership in cyber defense, White said, and noted that Estonia hosts NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence.