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13.02.2018|Foreign Ministry

Address by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sven Mikser, at the discussion of foreign policy in the Riigikogu

Distinguished President of the Riigikogu, Dear members of the Riigikogu, Honoured guests, We live in a time of ever faster changes, and these changes also affect international relations and the global balance of power. The rules-based multilateral system of international relations is face...
13.02.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser in the Riigikogu: foreign policy works for the interests of our people

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser focused on security, the future of Europe, and protection of Estonia’s citizens and promotion of Estonia’s business interests in his annual speech in the Riigikogu today. Mikser said that in recent years, one of the most fundamental challenges for democracies has...
13.02.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Greece presents his Letter of Credence

Yesterday, the Estonian Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, Priit Pallum, presented his credentials to President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The ambassador resides in Athens. In a discussion following the ceremony, Ambassador Pallum affirmed the good relations between the two countries and added...
11.02.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser offers condolences to Russian Foreign Minister after passenger plane crash

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser offered condolences to the Foreign Minister of Russia, Sergei Lavrov, after Saratov Airlines flight crashed near the village of Argunovo in the Ramensky district. “I express my sincere sympathy to the families and loved ones of the victims. Such terrible tragedies...
Foreign Minister Sven Mikser ja Foreign Minister of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz
09.02.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser in Warsaw: Poland and the European Commission must find a solution through dialogue

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with Foreign Minister of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz. The foreign ministers discussed Estonia-Poland relations, the rule of law in Poland, the Rail Baltic project, the synchronisation of the Baltic States' electricity network with European network and the...
07.02.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser: Estonia supports Albania’s aspirations to start EU accession talks

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met his Albanian counterpart Ditmir Bushati to discuss EU enlargement, the security situation and bilateral relations. “Estonia continues to support the EU enlargement process that is based on EU values and strict conditionality. The trustworthy and credible...
26.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Head of Estonian UN Security Council Campaign Task Force Margus Kolga meets Foreign Minister of Barbados Maxine McClean

Visit of the representatives of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Southern Caribbean, in the course of which Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada were visited, finished yesterday in Bridgetown, Barbados. During the meeting, the last of the visit, with Foreign Minister of...
26.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser expresses condolences to South-Korean counterpart

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser expressed condolences to his South-Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha following a blaze at a hospital in the city of Miryang. “My sincere sympathies go out to the families and loved ones of the victims and the entire South-Korean people. I hope for a rapid recovery for...
25.01.2018|Foreign Ministry

Delegation of Estonian UN Security Council membership campaign team led by special diplomatic envoy Margus Kolga met Grenada’s Prime Minister Keith Mitchell

The visit of the delegation of the Estonian UN Security Council membership campaign team to Grenada ended with a meeting between Estonia’s special diplomatic envoy Margus Kolga and Grenada’s PM Keith Mitchell who also chairs the CARICOM e-governance and digital development task force. In addition...
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...

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