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09.04.2018|Foreign Ministry

High-Level Meetings of Member of the Estonian Parliament Mart Nutt in Saint Lucia

On 5-7 April, the Estonian delegation led by Member of the Parliament Mart Nutt visited Castries, the capital of Saint Lucia, holding meetings with local politicians and senior officials to introduce the key messages of Estonia’s UN Security Council campaign. Furthermore, possibilities were...
07.04.2018|Foreign Ministry

High-Level Meetings of Member of the Estonian Parliament Eerik-Niiles Kross in Rwanda

Member of Estonian Parliament Mr. Eerik-Niiles Kross participated on 7th April 2018 in the commemoration event of the 24th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide. Besides Rwandan ministers and the diplomatic community in Kigali, President Paul Kagame also took part in the commemoration event. 7 April...
05.04.2018|Foreign Ministry

Member of Estonian Parliament Mart Nutt starts a working visit to the Eastern Caribbean island states with meetings in Antigua and Barbuda

Estonian delegation, led by a Member of Estonian Parliament and Member of the President’s Advisory Council Mr. Mart Nutt, started this week a tour of Eastern Caribbean countries. The visit will take the delegation to Antigua and Barbuda, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and St....
05.04.2018|Foreign Ministry

Member of the Estonian Parliament Eerik-Niiles Kross's working visit to Tanzania

An Estonian delegation met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Augustine P. Mahiga, and Chairman of International Affairs, Defense and Homeland Security Parliamentary Committee Mr. Mussa Azzan Zungu in Dodoma, Tanzania on 4 April. The Estonian delegation was led...
04.04.2018|Foreign Ministry

UN commends Estonia for its contribution to demining activities in areas liberated from Daesh

Today, on the International Mine Awareness Day, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has commended Estonia for its contribution to the mine action activities in areas liberated from Daesh in Iraq and Syria. “We are pleased to receive an additional contribution from the Republic of...
04.04.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Turkmenistan presents his credentials

Today, on 4 April, Estonian Ambassador to Turkmenistan Heiti Mäemees presented his credentials to the Speaker of the Parliament of Turkmenistan, Gulshat Mammedova, in Ashgabat. After the ceremony, Ambassador Mäemees noted that there is untapped potential in relations between Estonia and...
04.04.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia reaffirms support for Moldova’s integration to the EU

At today’s political consultations of the foreign ministries of Estonia and Moldova in Chișinău, the Undersecretary for Political Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Paul Teesalu reaffirmed Estonia’s continued support for Moldova’s integration to the EU and expectations for...
29.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Government approves Foreign Minister’s proposal to refuse individuals on Magnitsky List entry to Estonia

The Government of the Republic of Estonia has decided at today’s meeting to approve Foreign Minister’s proposal to impose restrictive measures under the International Sanctions Act against individuals involved in grave human rights violations, including the death of Sergei Magnitsky. Under the...
Aino Lepik von Wirén ja Mikaela Kumlin-Granit
28.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Consultations between the ministries of foreign affairs of Estonia and Sweden held in Stockholm

Today, political consultations between the foreign ministries of Estonia and Sweden were held in Stockholm where the representatives of the two countries discussed bilateral relations, regional cooperation and topical EU affairs. The Estonian delegation was led by Foreign Ministry’s Director...
26.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: the Salisbury attack is not only a dispute between the UK and Russia

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser announced at today’s press conference that Estonia has decided to expel a Russian diplomat. “As the activities of the employee of the Russian Embassy are not compatible with the diplomatic status agreed in the Vienna Convention, we have decided to expel the...

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