Project Description

Jüri Luik

Minister of Defense of Estonia

Prior to his appointment as the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia, Mr. Jüri Luik has held a variety of high-ranking diplomatic positions in Estonian government, including Minister of Foreign Affairs. From 2003-2007 he served as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Estonia to the United States and has held similar positions in Belgium and Russia.

Before embarking on his political career, Mr. Jüri Luik graduated with a degree in Journalism from the University of Tartu.