Estonian security is guaranteed by the membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union, as well as close cooperation with allies and other international partners. Estonia regards its own security and that of its allies as indivisible: the factors that influence the security of allies also affect Estonia and vice versa. Estonia contributes to NATO and the EU, in order to strengthen the solidarity of member states, counter the security threats in different regions, and improve the defence capability of member states. NATO’s collective defence provides credible deterrence and defence for Estonia.
Estonian National Security Concept 2017
Ambassador Kyllike Sillaste-Elling is the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Estonia to NATO