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22.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser extended his condolences over the attacks in Sri Lanka

On Sunday 21 April Foreign Minister Sven Mikser extended his condolences to Tirak Marapana, the Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, and the people of Sri Lanka, over several explosions in the country that have claimed the lives of at least 150 people, including foreign citizens. “I strongly condemn the...
18.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Renovated Estonian Embassy in Moscow opened today

Today 18 April, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid will attend the formal opening of the newly renovated Estonian Embassy in Moscow. The Estonian representation in Moscow has operated in the same building from the very beginning, since 1921. The embassy is located in the historical centre of...
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10.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian and Latvian foreign ministers announce the winner of the languages award

Today, 10 April, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs announced this year’s winner of the Estonian-Latvian Languages Award in Tallinn: translator and poet Guntars Godiņš. At the meeting preceding the announcement, the foreign ministers discussed...
09.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Mikser to his EU counterparts: we must maintain the Eastern Partnership as a high priority

On 8 April, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with his European Union counterparts in Luxembourg where they discussed the future of the Eastern Partnership, as well as the situation in Afghanistan and Venezuela. “This year marks the 10th year since the launch of the Eastern Partnership...
09.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian and Latvian Foreign Ministers to present the Estonian-Latvian Languages Award on 10 April

Tomorrow, 10 April in Tallinn, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs will present the annual Estonian-Latvian Languages Award in Tallinn. Both ministers will also have a bilateral meeting where they will mostly discuss bilateral relations and regional...
08.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian expert joins the EU civilian mission in Palestinian territories

Starting from 8 April 2019, the Estonian expert Rocco Ots will join the EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support (EUPOL COPPS), where he will advise Palestinian police on investigating environmental crime. The Estonian expert is posted by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
08.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser meets with his EU counterparts

On Monday 8 April, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser attends the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg. The EU ministers will discuss the situation in Afghanistan, focusing on recent developments in peace negotiations and efforts to find a lasting political solution to the conflict. The High...
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04.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

The anniversary meeting of NATO confirmed the strength and solidarity of the alliance

At today's ministerial meeting that marked the 70th anniversary of NATO, talks covered the future of NATO and the changing security situation, including Russia and the effect of the violation of the INF Treaty. Allies expressed support for Ukraine and Georgia and approved a package of measures...
03.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

The 70th anniversary of NATO celebrated in Washington, D. C.

Today and tomorrow, 3 and 4 April, the 70th anniversary of NATO is celebrated in Washington D.C. with a meeting of foreign ministers. The meeting begins on 3 April with a formal reception to mark the 70th anniversary of the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty. The Secretary General of NATO Jens...
01.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: Cooperation and reaction are the most efficient ways to fight hybrid threats

Today, 1 April, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with the foreign ministers of the Nordic countries, the Baltic States and the Visegrad Group, discussing the state of transatlantic relations, climate policy and hybrid threats. The Foreign Minister also gave a speech on cybersecurity. "...

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