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16.03.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser: For Estonia, Crimea is, and will remain, part of Ukraine.

Five years ago today, 16 March, the Russian Federation stage-managed a farce on Ukrainian soil that was billed as a referendum. Two days later, on 18 March, Crimea was illegally annexed by Russia. Statement by Foreign Minister on the occasion of upcoming anniversary of Crimea annexation This...
15.03.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia’s UN Security Council Campaign delegation’s high-level meetings in the Republic of Cuba

On 7-9 March the Estonian delegation promoting Estonia’s Security Council candidature for the period 2020-21 visited Cuba. In Havana, the delegation led by Ambassador Margus Kolga met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla and with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms....
15.03.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia’s UN Security Council Campaign delegation’s high-level meetings in Honduras

On 4-6 March, the Estonian Foreign Ministry delegation visited Honduras. In the capital Tegucigalpa Ambassador Margus Kolga and diplomat Mari Tomingas met with Vice President Maria Antonia Rivera Rosales and Minister of Foreign Affairs María Dolores Agüero Lara. Additionally, consultations were...
15.03.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia’s UN Security Council Campaign delegation’s high-level meetings in Costa Rica

Following the visit of the President of the Republic of Estonia, Ms. Kersti Kaljulaid, to the capital of St. Kitts and Nevis Basseterre, which hosted the CARICOM Heads of Government Conference and which Ms. Kaljulaid attended as a Special Guest, part of the Estonian delegation proceeded with a...
06.03.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Uzbekistan presented his credentials

Today, 6 March, the Estonian Ambassador to Uzbekistan Arti Hilpus presented his credentials to the Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov. The Ambassador resides in Riga. During the conversation following the presentation of credentials, the Ambassador and the Foreign Minister talked...
06.03.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia presented its report on the compliance with the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in Geneva

On 4-5 March the Estonian delegation presented its fourth periodic report on the compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights at the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva. The delegation was headed by Annely Kolk, the Undersecretary for Legal and Consular Affairs at the...
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05.03.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Croatia Eva-Maria Liimets presented her credentials

On Monday 4 March, the new Estonian Ambassador to Croatia Eva-Maria Liimets presented her credentials to President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Zagreb. Ambassador Liimets will reside in Prague in the Czech Republic. In the conversation following the presentation ceremony, both Liimets as well as...
26.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Maasikas: North Macedonia’s integration with the EU and NATO reinforces regional stability

On 25 and 26 February, the Estonian Foreign Ministry’s Undersecretary for European Affairs Matti Maasikas was on a visit to Skopje in North Macedonia, where he met with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, Vice Prime Minister of North Macedonia on European Union Affairs Bujar Osman, and held European...
23.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonia opens honorary consulate in St. Petersburg, Florida

At a formal ceremony held on Friday 22 February, the Director General of the Consular Department at the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kersti Eesmaa re-opened the Estonian honorary consulate in St. Petersburg, Florida. Estonian Consul General in New York Kairi Künka also took part in the...
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22.02.2019|Foreign Ministry

In photos: Estonian and Finnish Foreign ministers met in Tallinn

Today 22 February, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with the Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini; talks covered the good relations between the two countries, European Union issues, and digital and defence cooperation. At the meeting, the foreign ministers stressed that relations between...

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