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01.12.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: European Union focusing on strengthening democracy in Afghanistan

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser is participating in the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan today. Mikser, who as foreign minister of the holder of the Presidency of the Council of the EU is serving in the capacity of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs,...
30.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

Maasikas: Approval of European Union budget showed unity

Estonian Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas, who took part in the European Parliament sessions in Brussels that passed the general EU budget for 2018 after protracted discussions, emphasised that the agreement came about thanks to the fact that both the Council and Parliament were open...
28.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Väino Reinart: EU-African cooperation in digital field becoming increasingly important

Yesterday, 27 November, the Foreign Ministry organised on behalf of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU a panel discussion at the European Union-African Union Business Forum in Abidjan, centring on cooperation between member states of both unions in the field of electronic public...
27.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser recognises Citizen’s Day essay contest participants

Today, as part of the observance of Citizen’s Day in Estonia, the Foreign Ministry hosted the reception concluding the “Diplomacy and Peace!” essay contest organized by the ministry and the Estonian School Student Councils’ Union, with Foreign Minister Sven Mikser on hand to thank and honour the...
27.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

Maasikas: advancing to second stage of Brexit talks requires consensus on three areas

Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas and the European Commission’s Chief Negotiator on the British exit from the European Union, Michel Barnier met today in Tallinn to discuss the current state of play in the talks and possibilities of reaching the second stage – concerning the post-Brexit...
27.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

On Citizen’s Day, Foreign Ministry honours people’s diplomacy

On Sunday, 26 November, a day dedicated to civic rights and responsibilities in Estonia, the Foreign Ministry bestowed certificates on people who have championed Estonia around the world. “Estonia has been extremely fortunate in that it has so many good friends all over the world who...
24.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

Mikser: summit provides clear future direction for Eastern Partnership

Today, at the meeting of EU and Eastern Partnership countries’ foreign ministers held in Brussels as part of the Eastern Partnership Summit, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser said that Europe is full of commitment to develop Eastern Partnership further and implement the planned activities. “The...
24.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser expresses sympathy to Egyptian counterpart

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser has expressed condolences to Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry over the attack on a mosque in Sinai. “My sincere sympathies go out to the families of the victims and the entire Egyptian people. I hope for a rapid recovery for those who were injured,” Mikser said...
Tiina Intelmann and Queen Elizabeth II.
23.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to United Kingdom presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth II

Yesterday, on November 22, the Estonian Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Tiina Intelmann, presented her Letters of Credence to Queen Elizabeth II. Following the ceremony, Her Majesty the Queen and Ambassador Intelmann discussed bilateral relations between Estonia and the...
22.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

Russia-EU relations discussed in Moscow

The Estonian Embassy in Moscow, in cooperation with the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the European Union’s Moscow delegation, organized a seminar in Moscow on 22 November, “Russia-EU relations during the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU”. Among those delivering...

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