Jüri Luik

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Jüri Luik
Jüri Luik 2017-06-09.jpg
Jüri Luik, 2017
Minister of Defence
Assumed office
12 June 2017
Prime MinisterJüri Ratas
Preceded byMargus Tsahkna
In office
April 1999 – January 2001
Prime MinisterMart Laar
Preceded byAndrus Öövel
Succeeded bySven Mikser
In office
August 1993 – January 1994
Prime MinisterMart Laar
Preceded byHain Rebas
Succeeded byIndrek Kannik
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
January 1994 – April 1995
Prime MinisterMart Laar
Andres Tarand
Preceded byTrivimi Velliste
Succeeded byRiivo Sinijärv
Personal details
Born (1966-08-17) 17 August 1966 (age 52)
Tallinn, Estonia
Political partyPro Patria Union

Jüri Luik (born 17 August 1966 in Tallinn) is an Estonian diplomat and politician. Jüri Luik has held the positions of Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Estonian Minister of Defense and the permanent representative for Estonia in NATO.[1] Currently he is the Estonian minister of Defence.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Luik was from 2003 - 2007 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to Canada, the United Mexican States and the United States of America. He has been active in Estonian foreign affairs since 1991.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ NATO. "Jüri Luik, Minister of Defence of Estonia". NATO.
  2. ^ "Permanent Representation of Estonia to NATO". www.estnato.be.

External links[edit]

Media related to Jüri Luik at Wikimedia Commons

Political offices
Preceded by
Hain Rebas
Minister of Defense
August 1993 – January 1994
Succeeded by
Indrek Kannik
Preceded by
Trivimi Velliste
Minister of Foreign Affairs
January 1994 – April 1995
Succeeded by
Riivo Sinijärv
Preceded by
Andrus Öövel
Minister of Defense
April 1999 – January 2001
Succeeded by
Sven Mikser
Preceded by
Margus Tsahkna
Minister of Defense
June 2017 – present
Incumbent