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14.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia's UN Security Council campaign delegation's high level meetings in Tuvalu

Estonian UN Security Council campaign has continued with a visit to the countries of the Asia-Pacific region, where an Estonian delegation travelled mid-November. The delegation planned to visit Tuvalu, Kiribati, Indonesia and Cambodia, and introduce Estonia’s key campaign messages to the senior...
13.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister at University of Tartu: “The story of Estonia’s independence is the success story of our foreign policy“

Today, on 13 November, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser was in Tartu presenting a collection of speeches made by foreign ministers of Estonia (titled “Eesti välisministrid. Maailm ja meie” in Estonian). A lively discussion on Estonia’s foreign policy with the Society of International Relations of the...
09.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Foreign Minister on the UN Global Compact on migration

Migration is a global challenge and requires that countries respond and propose solutions jointly. The UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is a concerted effort by the international community in this direction. Estonia supports the purpose and guiding principles of Global...
08.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Statement of the Foreign Minister of Estonia Sven Mikser on the announcement of illegal elections in Donbas on 11 November 2018

We condemn the announcement by the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics to hold “elections” on 11 November. This illegal action under full control and supervision by Russia is in sharp contradiction with the spirit and the letter of the Minsk agreements and undermines efforts to achieve...
08.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser: embassy in Abu Dhabi opens up new opportunities for Estonia in a strategic region

Today, Estonian Government approved the proposal to open an embassy in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. “Relations between Estonia and the United Arab Emirates are growing stronger and both countries are interested in developing them further,” Foreign Minister said. “In recent...
29.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser offers condolences to families of Indonesian plane disaster victims

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser has offered condolences to his Indonesian colleague H.E. Ms Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi following a plane crash in Indonesia.  “I feel deep sympathy for the loved ones of the victims and everyone affected by this terrible airplane disaster. On behalf of the...
he Ambassador of Estonia to Australia, Andres Unga, and the High Commissioner for the Cook Islands in New Zealand, Karkopaerangi Ngatoko
25.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Cook Islands establish diplomatic relations

Today, on 25 October, the Ambassador of Estonia to Australia, Andres Unga, and the High Commissioner for the Cook Islands in New Zealand, Karkopaerangi Ngatoko, established diplomatic relations between the two countries in Wellington. The event was also attended by Estonia’s President Kersti...
19.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Mikser at the UN: we intend to continue sharing Estonian e-governance experience on the international level

On Thursday, 18 October, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser spoke at the plenary meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations about the effect that rapid technological advances have on fulfilment of the UN’s sustainable development goals. “If we wish to achieve the sustainable development goals...
18.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia opens Office of Honorary Consul in Palermo

On Wednesday, 17 October, Estonia opened its new Office of Honorary Consul in Palermo. The Office of Estonian Honorary Consul was formally opened by Foreign Ministry’s Secretary General Rainer Saks, joined by Estonian Ambassador to Italy Celia Kuningas-Saagpakk. The Estonian Honorary Consul in...
16.10.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser welcomes Eastern Partnership countries' reform progress

Yesterday, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser attended a meeting between EU foreign ministers and their counterparts from the Eastern Partnership countries in Luxembourg, where the importance of Eastern Partnership was reaffirmed. The foreign ministers took stock of the progress already made and the...

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