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20.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Kyrgyzstan hold first bilateral political consultations

On Monday, 19 November, the first political consultations between the foreign ministries of Estonia and the Kyrgyz Republic took place in Bishkek. The director general of the Political Department of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lembit Uibo, who led the Estonian delegation, also met...
20.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

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

On 19 November, the campaign team led by Ambassador Margus Kolga and accompanied by Ms. Mari Tomingas from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs arrived in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta to continue with the introduction of Estonia’s UN Security Council candidature to the countries of South-East Asia. The...
19.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

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

Estonian UN Security Council campaign delegation visited the Republic of Kiribati on 15-18 November. Kiribati is a United Nations member state in Micronesia; being a member of the UN since 1999, it is the only member state, which to date has not joined any UN regional group. The land territory of...
14.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Ministry of Foreign Affairs recognises partners with silver decorations

Today, on the 100th anniversary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, entrepreneurs, journalists and social figures who have contributed to Estonia’s foreign policy were recognised with decorations. Estonia’s honorary consuls and employs of the ministry were also thanked for their long and valuable...
14.11.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia would like to increase trade with Armenia

On Wednesday, 14th November, Director General of External Economic and Development Cooperation Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jüri Seilenthal met with an Armenian business delegation on a visit to Tallinn to discuss Estonia-Armenia economic relations. “Economic relations between...
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...

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