Slovenia joins new European air defence initiative

Brussels, 13 October - Slovenia has joined an initiative sponsored by Germany to set up a common European air defence system. Defence Minister Marjan Šarec signed a declaration of intent to strengthen Europe's pillar of NATO's joint air and missile defence through the European Skyshield Initiative (ESI), the Defence Ministry tweeted on Thursday.

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Slovenian and US air defence units take part in the Astral Knight exercise.
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