Prince Harry to meet troops in Estonia

Prince Harry will meet troops on military exercise in Estonia as they take a break from their war games. Harry, who arrived in Estonia yesterday for a two-day visit, will learn about exercise Spring Storm from UK, Estonia and America servicemen taking part.

Prince Harry observes a minutes silence at the monument to the War of Independence in Freedom Square, Tallinn, Estonia. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Soldiers from the 1st Battalion the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, who have worked alongside their Estonian counterparts in Afghanistan, are taking part in the training, the final exercise for Estonian conscripts after a year of national service.

The battalion's tactical headquarters and Burma Company will be acting as enemy forces for the largest army exercise in the Estonians' training calendar. UK and Estonia have had close ties since Britain supported the nation's fight for independence in 1918.