Following Russia’s invasion on Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and other NATO allies agreed to undertake meetings under NATO Article 4 on Thursday morning.
What they said: “The most effective response to Russia’s assault is unity,” Prime Minister Kaja Kallas remarked.
- She stated that Estonia’s security is not directly threatened by a military threat, and that the country’s external borders are secure.
- The allies can undertake discussions under Article 4 of the NATO Agreement whenever they believe an ally’s territorial integrity, political independence, or security is threatened.
- This evening, the EU’s heads of state and government will gather in Brussels.
- Minister of Defense Kalle Laanet (Reform) confirmed to ERR before the government issued its declaration that Russia has initiated a large-scale military assault against Ukraine.