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19.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser on the Salisbury attack: we cannot allow recurrence of such attacks

Today at the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, EU foreign ministers condemned the use of chemical weapon in Salisbury on 4 March 2018 and released a joint statement. “The shocking attack in Salisbury requires a unified and decisive response from Europe and the international community as a...
16.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser: Crimea is Ukraine

Statement by Foreign Minister on the occasion of upcoming anniversary of Crimea annexation Foreign Minister Sven Mikser: Crimea is Ukraine Four years ago today, 16 March, the Russian Federation stage-managed a farce on Ukrainian soil that was billed as a referendum. Two days later, on 18...
16.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Estonian Parliament Mr. Marko Mihkelson's working visit to Bahrain

The Estonian delegation met on 14 and 15 March in Manama with H.E. Dr. Abdulla Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Undersecretary for International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and with H.E. Mohamed Ali Mohammed Al-Khuzaie, Chairman of Foreign Affairs, Defense and...
13.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Estonian Parliament Mr. Marko Mihkelson's working visit to the United Arab Emirates

The Estonian delegation met on 13 March with Member of the Federal National Council and Head of the Foreign Affairs Committee Mr. Mohamed bin Kardos Al Ameri in order to discuss bilateral relations and introduce Estonia’s campaign to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2020...
13.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Foreign Minister Sven Mikser on the use of chemical weapon in Salisbury

Estonia is deeply concerned and disturbed by the reported use of chemical nerve agent in the United Kingdom on March 4 that has severely poisoned Sergei and Yulia Skripal and endangered the lives of hundreds of others. The Salisbury attack was the first use of a chemical weapon in Europe since...
11.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Estonian Parliament Mr. Marko Mihkelson's working visit to Oman

The Estonian delegation met on 11th of March with high-ranking State officials of Oman, in the capital Muscat, in order to discuss bilateral relations and introduce Estonia’s campaign to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2020-2021. The Estonian delegation met, amongst...
09.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Pope Francis will visit Estonia in September

Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, will visit Estonia for a day on Tuesday, 25 September. During his visit to the Baltic States, the Holy Father will visit Vilnius and Kaunas in Lithuania from 22 to 23 September and Riga and Aglona in Latvia on 24 September. Pope Francis will...
08.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Australia to open its first pop-up embassy in Tallinn

On Wednesday, 7 March, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met in New York with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on her visit to the US and discussed the opening of the Australian pop-up embassy* in Tallinn. During the meeting the foreign ministers also discussed cooperation between Estonia and...
07.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

UN Development Programme expresses interest in Estonian e-governance expertise

On Wednesday 7 March Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) administrator Achim Steiner in New York to discuss the importance of digital solutions in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). “Estonia’s been a donor to the UNDP for...
07.03.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser in the USA: Russia is now waging its information war on a significantly broader front

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and his Baltic counterparts met with House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Chairman Edward Royce and other committee members today to discuss the security situation in Europe, Russia’s activities in Europe and the United States and the war on terror. “Russia’...

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