Estonia, first EU state to strengthen French forces Barkhane

There are symbols that matter, and this is one of them. Estonia has decided to send a contingent of 50 men to support the French forces in Operation Barkhane. It is the first state in the European Union to deploy operational troops to support the French effort, and it is paradoxical to note that it is one of the countries that is most under Russian pressure. With the British who will envy 3 CH-47 Chinook heavy helicopters next, it will therefore be 3 European countries that will intervene operationally in Operation Barkhane. It should however be remembered that Belgium had, during Operation Serval, detached from the beginning of…

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