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Foreign minister Sven Mikser and foreign minister of Sudan Ibrahim Ghandour
25.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Sudan establish diplomatic relations

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and Foreign Minister of Sudan Ibrahim Ghandour established diplomatic relations between Estonia and Sudan at the African Union Summit. The ministers also discussed regional security in East Africa and the Horn of Africa. Mikser said that a broad agreement between all...
25.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian President’s advisory council member Marianne Mikko meets Permanent Secretary of Grenada’s Foreign Ministry Alva Browne

Estonian MP Marianne Mikko’s visit to the Southern Caribbean ended with a visit to Grenada where she met with the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Grenada, Alva Browne. The member of the President’s advisory council introduced Estonia’s aim to gain a non-permanent seat on...
24.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister of Estonia Sven Mikser meets Foreign Minister of Comoros Mohamed El Amine Souef

At the meeting with the Foreign Minister of Comoros, Mohamed El Amine Souef, bilateral relations and common security interests such as climate change and marine pollution were discussed. It was agreed that small countries need practical and concrete steps in addition to international agreements in...
24.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister of Estonia Sven Mikser met with African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid

Yesterday in Addis Ababa, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and the Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy at the African Union Commission, Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, discussed the implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding on IT cooperation between Estonia and the African Union. Mikser said that...
24.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser meets Foreign Minister of Somalia Ahmed Awad

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met the Foreign Minister of Somalia, Ahmed Awad, in Addis Ababa, to discuss bilateral relations and the security situation in Somalia. Somalia’s foreign minister confirmed that the security situation in Somalia is improving and in cooperation with development partners...
24.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

The annual contest announced for the Joint Award for the Promotion of the Latvian and Estonian Languages

The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Latvia and Estonia are pleased to announce the contest for the annual Latvian and Estonian Language Promotion Award (Languages Award). In accordance with the Award Regulations, a translation, a piece of research, or a Latvian language teacher in Estonia or an...
Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva
22.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser to Portuguese Foreign Minister: we expect tangible results from NATO Summit

Today in Brussels, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met the Foreign Minister of Portugal, Augusto Santos Silva. Mikser thanked Portugal for its contribution to the region’s security and introduced Estonia’s views ahead of the NATO Summit taking place this summer. “We expect tangible results from the...
Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and Foreign Minister of Malta Carmelo Abela at the Foreign Affairs Council
22.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser at meeting with Abbas: Estonia supports steps that take the Middle East Peace Process forward

Today, at the EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels, the EU foreign ministers discussed the Middle East Peace Process, followed by a meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority. The Council also discussed the future of the EU partnership with African,...
19.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian President’s advisory council member Marianne Mikko’s high-level meetings in Trinidad and Tobago

On Friday, 19 January, Marianne Mikko arrived in Trinidad and Tobago as part of her visit to the Caribbean states and met Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of Parliament Marlene McDonald and Foreign Minister Dennis Moses. McDonald praised Estonia’s initiative and dedication to become a...
18.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister expresses condolences to families of Kazakhstan bus fire victims

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser expressed condolences in his letter to Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov after the bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 citizens of Uzbekistan. “My sincere sympathies go out to the families and loved ones of the victims and the entire Uzbek people. I hope for a rapid...

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