Jüri Luik

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Jüri Luik
Jüri Luik 2017-06-09.jpg
Jüri Luik, 2017
Minister of Defence
In office
August 1993 – January 1994
Prime Minister Mart Laar
Preceded by Hain Rebas
Succeeded by Indrek Kannik
In office
April 1999 – January 2001
Prime Minister Mart Laar
Preceded by Andrus Öövel
Succeeded by Sven Mikser
Assumed office
12 June 2017
Prime Minister Jüri Ratas
Preceded by Margus Tsahkna
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
January 1994 – April 1995
Prime Minister Mart Laar
Andres Tarand
Preceded by Trivimi Velliste
Succeeded by Riivo Sinijärv
Personal details
Born (1966-08-17) 17 August 1966 (age 51)
Tallinn, Estonia
Political party Pro 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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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