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01.09.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonian diplomat to head the IAEA’s Department of Technical Cooperation for Europe

Today 1 September, Eve-Külli Kala, a long-time diplomat of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will assume office as the European Director of the Department of Technical Cooperation at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Kala is the first Estonian to reach such a senior position...
31.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonia to boost ICT cooperation with East Africa

Today, cooperation agreements were signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO) and the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL). The cooperation agreement with EASTECO is the first memorandum to be...
31.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonia is imposing sanctions on 30 Belarusian officials

Today 31 August, the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a list of Belarusian officials subject to prohibition on entry according to the International Sanctions Act. These individuals have a central role in falsifying election results in Belarus and using violence against peaceful...
31.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu meeting with Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto: we are working on avoiding border closures

At yesterday’s meeting, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto discussed the bilateral relations of Estonia and Finland and long-term plans for developing them further. “While the cooperation between Estonia and Finland is already very close in several...
30.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Ministers of Estonia and Finland to meet in Tallinn today

Today 30 August, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto are meeting in Tallinn. The ministers will discuss bilateral cooperation, the situation in Belarus, and other current foreign policy issues. “Estonia is interested in maintaining a maximum...
28.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and self-isolation requirements for passengers arriving in Estonia as of 28 August

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday 31 August, a two-week restriction on freedom of movement will apply to passengers arriving in Estonia from the following European countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France,...
28.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu: the European Union must demand an independent investigation into the poisoning of Navalny

At a discussion of relations between the European Union and Russia during the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers today, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said that the circumstances of the poisoning of Alexei Navalny must be established. Reinsalu called on the European Union to take an active...
28.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu emphasised the need for urgent EU action on sanctions

At yesterday’s informal meeting of European Union foreign affairs ministers in Berlin, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said that the central figure in the violence and falsification in Belarus was Alexander Lukashenko. Reinsalu said that the EU must have a strong policy towards Belarus and make...
27.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign minister Reinsalu attends the informal meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers in Berlin

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu is in Berlin on 27 and 28 August to attend the informal meeting of the foreign affairs ministers of the European Union. The agenda of the two-day meeting includes Belarus, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, relations between the European Union and Russia,...
21.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and self-isolation requirements for passengers arriving in Estonia as of 21 August

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday 24 August, a two-week restriction on freedom of movement will apply to passengers arriving in Estonia from the following European countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France,...

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