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    Estonia: Over 500 turn up for reservist training

    TALLINN, Dec 07, BNS - More than 500 reservists have gathered in the Johvi campus of the Estonian defense forces for the Okas (Quill) exercise that started on Thursday morning, Sodurileht newspaper of the Estonian defense forces reported.

    The government held an emergency e-meeting on Wednesday to announce an extraordinary additional reservist training event for 669 reservists.

    Military spokespeople said that the emergency reservist training event, titled Okas, will involve reservists of the 13th battalion of the 1st Infantry Brigade, who have been summoned to appear at the Johvi compound of the defense forces no later than 9 a.m. on Dec. 7.

    In accordance with the National Defense Act, the government may announce an additional reservist training to rehearse and check the accelerated achieving of combat readiness of reserve units without 120 days' advance notice.

    Tallinn newsroom, +372 610 8814, sise@bns.ee

    Baltic News Service

    • Published: 07.12.2017 11:54
    • LETA, BNS
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