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- Tsahkna: Estonia prepared to send additional troops to IraqLocal NewsEstonia is ready should the NATO meeting to be held in Brussels tomorrow, participants of which will include U.S. President Donald Trump, decide to ask members for increased contribution for anti-terrorism missions, Minister of Defense Margus Tsahkna promised in an interview that took place at the Al Asad military base in Iraq yesterday.
- Choir leaders criticize Kõlvart's utteranceLocal NewsChoirmasters Vaike Uibopuu, Tiia-Ester Loitme, Hirvo Surva, and Laine Randjärv, as well as the lead conductor of this year's Youth Song and Dance Festival Heli Jürgenson find that the song festival is first and foremost a celebration of the Estonian people, and that Tallinn deputy mayor Mihhail Kõlvart shouldn't be the one to dictate its repertoire.
- Government to allocate €8 million to Haapsalu railroadLocal NewsAfter a week's discussion, the government approved Estonia's transport infrastructure investments plan for 2018-2020 yesterday. The plan will concentrate on the Tallinn-Pärnu highway and the Tallinn and Kärdla airports. Construction of the Haapsalu railroad is also included in the plan. The government will be investing an additional €135 million into transport connections.