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31.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and restriction on freedom of movement requirements for passengers arriving in Estonia, as of 31 July

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday 3 August, a two-week restriction on freedom of movement will apply to people arriving in Estonia from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Malta, Monaco, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the...
30.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

The EU implements its cyber sanctions regime for the first time

Today 30 July, the European Union implemented its cyber sanctions regime against six individuals and three entities or bodies involved in launching or attempting to launch cyber operations against the European Union, its member states, or international organisations. The restrictive measures are a...
24.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

Travel advice: from 28 July people arriving to England and Scotland from Estonia are not required to self-isolate

Today 24 July, the UK Department for Transport and the Scottish Government updated their lists of countries exempt from the requirement to self-isolate when travelling to England and Scotland. From Tuesday 28 July, travellers arriving in England and Scotland from Estonia are not required to self-...
24.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and restriction on freedom of movement requirements for passengers arriving in Estonia, as of 24 July

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday 27 July, a two-week restriction on freedom of movement will apply to people arriving in Estonia from Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Monaco, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, and the Czech Republic. Starting from next...
23.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

Ministry of Foreign Affairs summons Russian ambassador regarding attempts to justify Soviet occupation

Today 23 July, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs called the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Estonia to account with regard to recent attempts to depict the occupation and annexation of Estonia by the Soviet Union as legitimate. In recent days, the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Tallinn...
23.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

On the 80th anniversary of the Welles Declaration, U.S. Secretary of State and Baltic foreign ministers strongly condemned Russia’s attempts to rewrite history

Today 23 July marks the 80th anniversary of the Welles Declaration in which the United States of America condemned the illegal occupation and annexation of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by the Soviet Union. In a joint statement to mark the historic anniversary, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu...
23.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

Update: information on self-isolation requirements for people arriving in Estonia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs changed the disease indicator of Iceland based on the updated ECDC data. The updated ratio of people infected with the coronavirus in Iceland is 2.0. This means that self-isolation is not required for people arriving from Iceland to Estonia. The ratio is...
23.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

Joint statement by the U.S. Secretary of State and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Today we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Welles Declaration, which laid the foundation for the United States of America’s non-recognition policy, by which it never formally accepted the occupation and annexation of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania by the Soviet Union. The Welles Declaration...
21.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu met with foreign ministers of Germany, Latvia and Lithuania in Tallinn

On Monday, 20 July, the Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas, the Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs and the Foreign Minister of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius visited Tallinn in order to attend a meeting of the ministers. The current affairs of the European Union as well as regional and...
21.07.2020|Foreign Ministry

Joint statement by Baltic foreign ministers on establishing an inclusive transitional government in Venezuela

Baltic foreign ministers Urmas Reinsalu, Edgars Rinkēvičs, Linas Linkevičius expressed support for a process shaped and driven by Venezuelans to establish an inclusive transitional government soon that will lead the country into free and fair presidential elections. All institutions of the...

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