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27.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and self-isolation requirements for passengers arriving in Estonia as of 27 November

Starting from Monday 30 November, the mandatory self-isolation does not apply to passengers arriving in Estonia from a country of the European Union and the European Economic Area, the Schengen area and a country included on the common list of the EU with an infection rate below 50 persons per 100...
27.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

Global Business Summit: digital solutions representing Estonia at an international virtual conference announced

Today, an expert panel established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs selected the digital solutions that will represent Estonia at the virtual business forum Global Business Summit. The virtual event is held on 16 December and co-hosted by Estonia and the United Arab Emirates. The event focuses on...
27.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is supporting the students and NGOs of Belarus

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is allocating €50 000 for Estonian government scholarships to Belarusian students at the European Humanities University in Vilnius. The Foreign Ministry is also supporting the activities of the Lifeline Fund in Belarus with €20 000 to help protect non-governmental...
26.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Ministry recognises citizen diplomats on Citizen’s Day

Today 26 November, or Citizen’s Day, the Foreign Ministry presents letters of appreciation to citizen diplomats and NGOs for their significant contribution to advancing Estonian language, culture and business in the world. “Today, we would like to thank citizen diplomats across the world – the...
25.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Iceland hold a virtual business forum

Today, the first high-level virtual visit with a business delegation took place between Estonia and Iceland. Both Estonia and Iceland were represented by foreign ministers at the meeting, as well as e-governance and digitalisation experts and companies. The aim of the meeting was to advance digital...
23.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonia supports the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine with €20 000

Estonia is sending €20 000 to the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in response to a call for assistance from the head of the mission due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The mission is in a difficult position because the infection rate in Ukraine is high and the situation could affect the...
23.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu spoke to the foreign minister and opposition leader of Georgia

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke on the phone to the Foreign Minister of Georgia David Zalkaliani and opposition leader Grigol Vashadze about the political situation in Georgia. On Saturday, the second round of parliamentary elections was held in Georgia. “The Georgian foreign minister,...
20.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu: Estonia and Norway ready to take a leading role at the UN Security Council on Afghanistan

Today 20 November, at an Arria-formula virtual meeting of the UN Security Council on Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu announced that Estonia and Norway were prepared to take on a leading role on the topic of Afghanistan at the UN Security Council in 2021. “Estonia and Norway are...
Vasakult: suursaadik Teesalu, kaptenregent Alessandro Cardelli, kaptenregent Mirko Dolcini, välisminister Luca Beccari, protokolliülem Silvia Berti
20.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonian ambassador to San Marino presented his credentials

On Friday 20 November, Paul Teesalu, Estonia’s new ambassador to the Republic of San Marino, presented his credentials to Alessandro Cardelli and Mirko Dolcini, the Captains Regent of San Marino. Ambassador Teesalu resides in Rome. In a conversation following the presentation ceremony,...
20.11.2020|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Urmas Reinsalu at Estonia's Arria meeting on the Peace Process in Afghanistan

Mr President, distinguished ministers, briefers, ambassadors and those watching us online, Allow me now to make a statement in my national capacity. The start of the Afghanistan Peace Negotiations on 12 September in Doha presented a historic opportunity to achieve the long-held aspirations of...

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