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Defence minister: UK remains key ally despite Brexit deal rejection

17.01.2019

Defence minister Jüri Luik (Pro Patria) has said that, whilst the Brexit deal vote on Tuesday revealed deep splits in the United Kingdom’s government and political elite, the country remains a key ally of Estonia, something which will not change regardless of the future relationship between the UK and the European Union.

“Our security policy cooperation is priceless in value and will continue, regardless of what the UK’s relationship with the European Union will be, exactly. We are grateful for the UK’s great contribution to NATO’s collective defense,” Mr Luik said.

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