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Jüri Luik

Member of the Riigikogu (Estonian Parliament) and former Minister of Defence of Estonia

Jüri Luik has served as the Minister of Defence of Estonia several times (1993-94, 1999-2002, 2017-21). Before assuming the position as Minister of Defence Jüri Luik worked as the Director of the International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS). He has also served as the country´s Foreign Minister (1994-1995) as well as Ambassador to Moscow, NATO and Washington. Luik is a valued expert on defence and security policy.
Updated: February 12, 2021