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01.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian expert joins the team of the EU civilian mission in Ukraine

Today, 1 April, Estonian expert Ilmar Kahro takes up his duties as an advisor on public relations and strategic communication at the EU mission EUAM Ukraine. The Estonian expert is posted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. EUAM Ukraine is an advisory mission of the European Union that aims to...
01.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser to meet his Baltic, Nordic and Visegrad counterparts

On Monday 1 April, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser attends the meeting of foreign ministers of Nordic countries, the Baltic States (NB8) and the Visegrad group in Palanga. The agenda includes transatlantic cooperation, climate policy, the future of the EU, as well as issues related to...
Foreign Minister Sven Mikser
29.03.2019|Foreign Ministry

Mikser: Estonia will continue working with NATO allies on strengthening security

In an opening speech at the event held at the Kalev Sports Hall to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Estonia joining NATO, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser said that in addition to Estonia’s accession, we are also celebrating the 70-year success story of the alliance: ensuring the security of its...
18.03.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser: Digital security dialogue with China requires awareness of risks

Today, 18 March, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser attended a session of the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union at which the post-election situation in Moldova and relations between the European Union and China were discussed. Prior to the session, High Representative of the European Union...
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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