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12.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser offers condolences to French counterpart

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser has offered condolences to French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian following the shooting in Strasbourg. “I offer my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to those injured,” Mikser writes in the letter to his...
10.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: EU must respond to Russia’s activities with concrete steps

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser was in Brussels for the meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Council. The Council discussed the situation in Ukraine and met with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. The foreign ministers also exchanged views on the Western Balkans, the EU-African Union...
06.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser at the OSCE Ministerial Council: we all would like to see peace in Ukraine

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser attended the 25th OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) Ministerial Council in Milan where he acknowledged that the security situation in the region is a cause for concern and that the international community should seek solutions to...
06.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia strongly supports International Criminal Court as one of the pillars of rules-based world order

Today, on 6 December, Director General of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kerli Veski attended the 17th session of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The session, taking place from 5 to 12 December, also marks the 20th...
Ambassador Toomas Kukk and president of Slovakia Andrej Kiska
06.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Slovakia presents credentials

Estonia’s new Ambassador to Slovakia Toomas Kukk presented his credentials to President Andrej Kiska in Bratislava. The Ambassador resides in Vienna. After the ceremony, Ambassador Kukk and President Kiska discussed Estonia-Slovakia relations and opportunities to develop cooperation between the...
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Foreign MInister Sven Mikser and ambassador to NATO Kyllike Sillaste-Elling (Photo: NATO)
05.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser: NATO’s open door policy continues

Today’s meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Brussels focused on taking forward NATO’s relationship with the Western Balkan countries and opportunities to support Afghanistan. The Allies reaffirmed commitment to NATO’s open door policy. “Macedonia* and Greece have demonstrated good will to solve...
04.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser: NATO Allies united in support of Ukraine and Georgia

Today, on the first day of NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Brussels, the Alliance’s cooperation with Georgia and Ukraine was discussed, as well as the political situation in the Black Sea region and transatlantic security. NATO Allies reaffirmed support for the sovereignty and territorial...
04.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser to attend meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Brussels today and tomorrow

The meeting will focus on transatlantic relations and security, including the INF Treaty, NATO’s Southern neighbourhood, and the situation in the Western Balkans. The meeting will begin with a discussion on regional security with partners Ukraine and Georgia. Estonia condemns Russia’s use of...
28.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser: Estonia continues to support Afghanistan’s development

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser attended the ministerial conference on Afghanistan in Geneva to discuss the security situation in Afghanistan after parliamentary elections, as well as how the international community can support Afghanistan’s efforts for peace and reconciliation. Mikser affirmed...
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28.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Switzerland Toomas Kukk presents credentials

Yesterday, on 27 November, Estonia’s new Ambassador to Switzerland Toomas Kukk presented his credentials to President Alain Berset in Bern. Ambassador Kukk resides in Vienna. After the ceremony, Ambassador Kukk and President Berset discussed bilateral relations and cooperation. “Estonia and...

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