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29.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

Estonian MFA's Statement:

Estonian MFA's Statement: on the UK's letter of notification to leave the EU Today, the UK presented the letter of notification to leave the EU. For the first time in the history of the EU, a Member State has decided to take such step. Estonia regrets the UK’s exit, but we honour the decision made...
29.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

Mikser to the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives: the messages sent by allies have to be consistent and clear

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser emphasised yesterday at the meeting of the Baltic foreign ministers and the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan the importance of transatlantic solidarity and Estonia’s high appreciation for US contribution to the region’s security. “In...
28.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

Mikser: strong strategic partnership between the US and the Baltic states was reaffirmed

According to Foreign Minister Sven Mikser, it was reaffirmed today at the meeting of the Baltic foreign ministers and the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that strong strategic partnership between the Baltic states and the US continues. “The US is our important ally and in addition to common...
28.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

From today, Georgian citizens can travel to the EU and the Schengen Area without a visa

Today, Georgians were granted the freedom to travel to the EU and the Schengen Area for short stays without a visa. “We congratulate Georgia for achieving visa liberalisation. Estonia is delighted to welcome Georgians in Estonia. It is an important step in EU-Georgia relations. The visa...
28.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

Today, Foreign Minister Mikser will meet with the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Today, 28 March, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser will take part of the meeting of Baltic Foreign Ministers and the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Topics discussed will include transatlantic cooperation, the security situation in Europe, the future of NATO, fight against terrorism and cyber...
24.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister to US Senators: strong transatlantic bond is in the interests of both Europe and the US

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser affirmed at meetings with members of the US Senate yesterday in Washington, that Estonia appreciates US contribution to ensuring Europe’s security and is ready to cooperate with the US more closely in a number of fields. At the meetings, Foreign Minister thanked the US...
23.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser offered condolences following the London terrorist attack

“Yesterday’s tragic events in London on the anniversary of the Brussels terror attacks are a sad reminder to all nations and states in Europe and elsewhere of how fragile is human life against inconceivable brutality,” Foreign Minister Sven Mikser said. “My deepest condolences to the families and...
23.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

Mikser at the meeting of the Global Coalition against Daesh: fight against terrorism requires acting as one

Foreign Minister affirmed yesterday in Washington at the meeting of foreign ministers of the Global Coalition against Daesh that Estonia will continue to fight against terrorism and that safe and protected Europe is also a priority of the Estonian EU Council Presidency.   “Terrorism has no...
22.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

Office of the Estonian Honorary Consul opened in Šiauliai

Today, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Rainer Saks opened the Estonian Honorary Consulate in Šiauliai. The Estonian Honorary Consul in Šiauliai is Gintaras Sluckus, owner of the successful family business Bigso. The Honorary Consul is interested in helping to strengthen...
22.03.2017|Foreign Ministry

Maasikas: Estonia and the EU wish for a unified and successful Bosnia and Herzegovina

Today, 22 March, Estonian Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas introduced the priorities of the Estonian EU Presidency to the Bosnian and Herzegovinian Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Mirko Sarović, Deputy Foreign Minister Josip Brkić and Director of the Directorate for...

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