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18.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about restrictions on movement for passengers arriving in Estonia between 21 and 27 June 2021

The government expanded the opportunities for travel to Estonia from third countries, which will take effect on 21 June. An asymptomatic vaccinated person from a third country may travel to Estonia for all purposes, if necessary with a visa, if the necessary time has elapsed since...
18.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia will donate 900,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to fight the virus

The government decided that Estonia will donate 900,000 remaining doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to countries in need to fight the coronavirus pandemic. 400,000 doses will be donated through the global COVID-19 vaccine distribution mechanism COVAX and the remaining vaccine doses will be donated...
14.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Kadri Maasik named director of the Foreign Ministry’s development cooperation centre

The Council of the International Development Cooperation Centre of Estonia selected Kadri Maasik, Undersecretary for Administrative Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as its director, and she will take up her duties on 1 July. With the endorsement of the government, the Ministry of...
14.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonian ambassador to Azerbaijan presents her credentials

On 12 June, Estonian Ambassador Annely Kolk presented her credentials to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. The ambassador resides in Ankara, Turkey. Ambassador Kolk said she was glad that the two countries had good and friendly relations with great potential, and in particular that there...
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12.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Upcoming NATO summit will reaffirm the unity of the Alliance and the strength of collective defence

On Monday 14 June, the 2021 NATO summit is held in Brussels. It will be the first time since the start of the pandemic when 30 heads of state and government, including US President Joe Biden, will physically meet at the table of the world’s most powerful military and political alliance. Prime...
11.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets and US Ambassador to the UN affirmed excellent cooperation during Estonia’s UN Security Council Presidency

Today 11 June, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets had a video meeting with Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the Ambassador of the United States of America to the UN. The United States is Estonia’s main Ally and partner. “We appreciate US leadership in advancing democracy and human rights worldwide. I...
11.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about restrictions on movement for passengers arriving in Estonia between 14 and 20 June 2021

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs asks all International travellers to check the border crossing conditions of both the destination and transit country and to assess whether travelling is necessary. States may impose measures to prevent the spread of new strains of the virus at a short notice (...
11.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Austria celebrate a hundred years of diplomatic relations

On 11 June 1921, Austria recognised the Republic of Estonia de jure, which laid the basis for formal diplomatic contacts. The relations of Austria and Estonia date back to the 19th century. Austria-Hungary had representations in Russia’s Baltic provinces before the First World War. A consulate was...
10.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Today at the UN Security Council: UN-EU cooperation on security issues is crucial

Today 10 June, Estonian Ambassador to the UN Sven Jürgenson chairs an open debate on the UN’s cooperation with the European Union. At Estonia’s invitation, the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell will brief the council. The meeting focuses on...
10.06.2021|Foreign Ministry

Ministry of Foreign Affairs presents plans for Global Estonians

Yesterday 9 June, the Cooperation Commission for Global Estonians convened to hear the Ministry of Foreign Affairs present its Global Estonians action plan for 2021. The Foreign Ministry also gave an overview of drafting the programme for Global Estonians. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

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