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Estonia became
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Lennart Meri 90

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the 90th anniversary of
Lennart Meri’s birth, 
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for modern Estonian
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Sven Mikser is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia from 23 November 2016. He has been a member of the Social Democratic Party since 2005.


The safeguarding of Estonia's security and welfare, as well as the promoting of Estonia's interests in the world, by planning and implementing the nation's foreign policy and co-ordinating its foreign relations.


  • … the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has operated continuously since 1918.
  • … the first foreign minister was Jaan Poska.
  • … the first country to recognize Estonia in 1991 was Iceland. That is why the address of the ministry is Islandi Väljak 1 (1 Iceland Square).


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