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18.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets: we will help Ukraine rebuild the country in anticipation of victory

Yesterday evening, on 17 May, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets met with the delegations of the Parliament of Ukraine and the Zhytomyr Oblast to discuss options for helping Ukraine and post-war reconstruction. “Estonia has offered Ukraine every assistance from the first days of the war launched...
17.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Ministry of Foreign Affairs summons Russian ambassador

Today 17 May, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Russian ambassador to condemn the unprofessional and rude social media post written by Maria Zahharova, the official spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, with a personal attack on Estonian Prime...
17.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Secretary General Vseviov in Stockholm: Sweden joining NATO reinforces our regional security

Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jonatan Vseviov was on a visit to Stockholm on 16-17 May to discuss the impact of Russia’s war on regional security, Sweden’s accession to NATO and further assistance to Ukraine. Vseviov met with the secretaries general of Sweden’s Foreign...
17.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Comment by Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Comment by Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia We strongly condemn discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity. We must do more to uphold the human rights of all people for them to lead a safe and...
17.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Liimets at the Foreign Affairs Council: limiting oil exports helps Ukraine win the war

At a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba during the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets said Ukraine must be given EU candidate country status, and frozen Russian assets should be used for Ukraine’s reconstruction. In addition to Ukraine’s...
16.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets at the NATO ministerial meeting: Estonia expects a clear plan for the changed security situation from the Madrid summit

This weekend, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets attended a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Berlin. They discussed the current security situation, including Russia’s war and supporting Ukraine, as well as NATO’s new strategic concept and reinforcing its defence and deterrence posture. “At...
16.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets: we must strengthen NATO’s defence and deterrence posture on the Alliance’s Eastern Flank

On Saturday 14 May, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets met with Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod in Tallinn. The bilateral meeting centred on Russia’s war in Ukraine, the new European Union sanctions package imposed on Russia and strengthening NATO’s defence and deterrence posture. The talks...
16.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Survey: Estonia’s positive image in Japan to boost tourism and business diplomacy

The Embassy of Estonia in Tokyo commissioned the first survey on Estonia’s image to find out how much and what do people in Japan know about Estonia, which areas are considered our strengths and which areas should be developed further. The Japanese pollster Carter JMRN conducted the nation-wide...
13.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets attends the meeting of NATO foreign ministers

Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets travels to Berlin on Saturday to attend the informal meeting of NATO foreign ministers on 14-15 May. Discussions will cover topical security issues, including Russia’s continued war and supporting Ukraine, as well as NATO’s new strategic concept and reinforcing...
13.05.2022|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets discussed European security with Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Serebrian

Today 13 May, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova Oleg Serebrian to discuss European security issues, including how Russia’s aggression in Ukraine affects the Republic of Moldova and the separatist region of Transnistria. Foreign Minister Liimets...

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