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Sven Mikser and Mohamed Taha Siala.
01.11.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: Europe must help Libya to combat people smugglers

Today in Tallinn, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Libyan Government of National Accord, Mohamed Taha Siala. It was the first high-level visit by Libyan government. Ministers talked about migration and security issues and developments in Libya. “Europe has to...
31.10.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: Estonia supports Macedonia’s strivings toward accession to the EU

Today, at a meeting with Macedonian* Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and his counterpart discussed bilateral relations, European Union enlargement policy and the security situation. “We totally support your strivings toward accession to the EU and NATO,” said...
Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and the Head of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, Hanna Hopko
26.10.2017|Foreign Ministry

Mikser: Ukraine remains committed to reforms

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and the Head of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, Hanna Hopko, discussed preparations for the Eastern Partnership summit and the progress of Ukraine’s reform process today. Mikser reaffirmed that Estonia and the EU support the sovereignty...
FM Sven Mikser and Commissioner Johannes Hahn.
26.10.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: Estonia will remain committed to Eastern Partnership

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met today in Tallinn with Johannes Hahn, the European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Union Neighbourhood Policy, with whom discussions dealt with preparations for the 24 November Eastern Partnership summit and the current status of EU enlargement. “Eastern...
25.10.2017|Foreign Ministry

Maasikas addresses migration crisis, forest fires in EP plenary session on behalf of Estonian Presidency

Representing the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU today at the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Estonian Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas spoke on the topic of the fight against illegal immigration and human smuggling. The goal of the EU in the...
25.10.2017|Foreign Ministry

EU member states visit those affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine

The Council of the European Union's Working Party on Humanitarian Aid and Food Aid (COHAFA) completed its three-day field mission to Ukraine today. The aim of the mission was to understand better first-hand the response to humanitarian needs caused by the ongoing conflict in the east of the country...
Eve-Külli Kala at the OSCE conference.
24.10.2017|Foreign Ministry

Ambassador to the OSCE: Estonia contributes to solving the migration crisis

The Estonian Ambassador to the OSCE Eve-Külli Kala affirmed at a high-level Mediterranean Conference in Palermo today that Estonia pays great attention to migration during the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. The ambassador said that Estonia contributes to solving the migration crisis...
24.10.2017|Foreign Ministry

Maasikas: Estonian Presidency has served EU citizens well thus far

Today, 24 October, at the Conference of Committee Chairs of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Estonian Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas delivered a report on the progress so far in Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. Maasikas said Estonia has focused on developing a...
24.10.2017|Foreign Ministry

Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas at the plenary session of the European Parliament

Dear Madam Chair Cecilia Wikström, honourable members of the CCC, Ladies and Gentlemen It is my great honour to be back here to give an update of the Estonian Presidency, the results achieved and progress made halfway into its term, but also to mark some of the topics that need further attention...
23.10.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser meets US Senator Chris Murphy

Today in Tallinn, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with Senator Chris Murphy, member of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Mikser thanked Murphy for US and NATO support that has been the cornerstone of the security of the Baltic states following the restoration of independence. Mikser...

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