U.S. to deploy Air Force units at Estonian airbase - Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that the U.S. was ready to deploy its Air Force units at an airbase in Estonia.

U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that the U.S. was ready to deploy its Air Force units at an airbase in Estonia.

Speaking at a joint press conference with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves in Tallinn on Wednesday, Obama announced a new initiative to bolster the U.S. military presence in Europe, including in the Baltic countries.

"Today I can announce that this initiative will include additional Air Force units and aircraft for training exercises here, in the Nordic Baltic region, and we agree with our Estonian allies that an ideal location to host and support these exercises would be Amari Airbase here in Estonia," Obama said at the press conference.

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