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Ambassador Kristi Karelsohn and the President of former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov
21.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to FYR Macedonia Kristi Karelsohn presented her credentials

The new Estonian Ambassador to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Kristi Karelsohn presented her credentials on Friday 18 January in Skopje to President Gjorge Ivanov. Ambassador Karelsohn resides in Budapest. At the presentation ceremony, the Estonian Ambassador reaffirmed Estonia’s...
21.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser meets with his EU counterparts

On Monday 21 January, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser joins his European Union counterparts at the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels. The ministerial meeting of the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) takes place the same day. On Tuesday 22 January...
Foto: Riigikantselei
17.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister briefed the government on preparations for a possible no-deal Brexit

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser briefed the government on Thursday 17 January on the preparations for a possible no-deal departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union. According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Foreign Minister Sven Mikser, the agreement between the European Union...
16.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Mikser to Poroshenko: the EU must reinforce its support for Ukraine with specific steps

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and his Lithuanian and Polish counterparts met with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday 15 January. The meeting focused on the security situation of Ukraine and the events on the Sea of Azov. The foreign ministers reaffirmed their...
16.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Mikser in Ukraine: targeting aid requires a better overview of the situation on the ground

On Tuesday, 15 January, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and his Lithuanian, Latvian and Polish counterparts were on a joint visit to Ukraine, where they visited Dnipro with the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.* In the evening, the ministers are due to meet with Ukrainian President...
14.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser visits Mariupol with his Baltic and Polish counterparts

On 15 January, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and his Lithuanian, Latvian and Polish counterparts are on a joint visit to Ukraine that takes them to the port city of Mariupol with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. The foreign ministers will be briefed on the ground on the access of ships to...
Edward von Lõngus
09.01.2019|Foreign Ministry

Anonymous street artist Edward von Lõngus wins Foreign Ministry Culture Award

Today, 9 January, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser presented the 2018 Culture Award of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to street artist Edward von Lõngus for his digital street art project ‘(R)estart Reality’. Handing over the award, Minister Mikser emphasised the important role that cultural...
23.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser offers condolences to families of Indonesia tsunami victims

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser has offered condolences to his Indonesian colleague H.E. Ms Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi following a deadly tsunami that hit the coastline of the Sunda Strait. „My thoughts are with the loved ones of the victims and everyone affected by this natural disaster,...
20.12.2018|Foreign Ministry

Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration - Explanation of Vote by ESTONIA (after the vote) by Ambassador Sven Jürgenson

Madame President, Allow me, first, to commend the work of the co-facilitators Ambassador Gómez Camacho and Ambassador Lauber as well as the Special Representative of the Secretary General, Ms Louise Arbour for their leadership in this process. Migration is a global phenomenon that requires...

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