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06.05.2019|Foreign Ministry

In photos: Foreign Minister Reinsalu met with ambassadors residing in Tallinn

Today, 6 May, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu met at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the foreign ambassadors residing in Tallinn. He outlined the political aims of the new government of Estonia and discussed broader foreign policy issues. Reinsalu reaffirmed that Estonia will continue on...
06.05.2019|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu extended condolences to his Russian counterpart on the plane crash at Sherementyevo airport

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu extended his condolences to his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov following a crash at Moscow’s Sherementyovo airport where a plane caught fire after a crash landing. “I would like to extend my condolences on behalf of the Estonian government and people to the...
04.05.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu to his Swedish counterpart: we wish to enhance our security cooperation

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke to his Swedish colleague Margot Wallström on the phone. The ministers reaffirmed that relations between the two countries are excellent and substantial. “I greatly appreciate the relations between Estonia and Sweden and our cooperation in the European Union,”...
03.05.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu to his Georgian colleague: Estonia will never recognise the occupation of Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke to his Georgian colleague Davit Zalkaliani on the phone, and both ministers reaffirmed that the relations between the two states are good and their friendship remains strong. “Estonia and Georgia are very close partners and we enjoy great cooperation in...
02.05.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu reaffirmed Estonia’s unwavering support for Ukraine in conversation with Pavlo Klimkin

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke on the phone to his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin. The foreign ministers discussed the situation in Ukraine and Reinsalu affirmed Estonia’s continued support for the country. “Estonia’s support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity is...
01.05.2019|Foreign Ministry

Statement of Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu on the 15th anniversary European Union membership

Dear people of Estonia, Fifteen years ago today the Republic of Estonia and nine other countries became members of the European Union. Looking back on this period, we have every reason to be happy about the decision we made in the referendum. European Union membership has made Estonia more...
30.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu discussed bilateral relations with his Finnish, Polish and Turkish counterparts

Today 30 April, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke to his Finnish counterpart Timo Soini, Polish colleague Jacek Czaputowicz and Turkish colleague Mevlüt Çavusoğlu who welcomed their newly appointed Estonian colleague. In a phone conversation, the ministers discussed bilateral relations and...
29.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke to his Latvian counterpart

Today, 29 April, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and his Latvian counterpart Edgars Rinkēvičs spoke on the phone about the relations of the two countries. Rinkēvičs also extended his congratulations to the newly appointed Estonian Foreign Minister. Speaking on the phone to his Latvian colleague,...
22.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser extended his condolences over the attacks in Sri Lanka

On Sunday 21 April Foreign Minister Sven Mikser extended his condolences to Tirak Marapana, the Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, and the people of Sri Lanka, over several explosions in the country that have claimed the lives of at least 150 people, including foreign citizens. “I strongly condemn the...
18.04.2019|Foreign Ministry

Renovated Estonian Embassy in Moscow opened today

Today 18 April, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid will attend the formal opening of the newly renovated Estonian Embassy in Moscow. The Estonian representation in Moscow has operated in the same building from the very beginning, since 1921. The embassy is located in the historical centre of...

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