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16.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu: Partnership with the US is important for the stability of the European Union

Today, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu participated in the unofficial video conference of the foreign ministers of the European Union, where views were exchanged with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. High Representative of the European Union Josep Borrell made an introduction to the video call...
16.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu in Vilnius: Regional cooperation is important in recovering from the COVID-19 crisis

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu attended a meeting with the ministers of Latvia, Lithuania and Poland today, on 15 June. The conditions of opening the borders of the European Union to third countries were also discussed at the meeting. The ministers also talked about economic recovery, regional...
15.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information on travelling possibilities of Estonian citizens as of 15 June

The movement restrictions in effect in many European Union or Schengen Member States until now will change today, on 15 June. As of today, Estonian citizens can again travel freely to Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Luxembourg,...
12.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and Defence Minister Jüri Luik emphasised the need to stabilise the Sahel

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and Defence Minister Jüri Luik today attended a high-level meeting of the Coalition for the Sahel, which aims at coordinating the activities of various parties operating in the Sahel region. Foreign and defence ministers from France, the United Kingdom, the United...
12.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu to his Latvian counterpart: the crisis has only strengthened the alliance of Estonia and Latvia

Today, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu met with the Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičsus, discussing bilateral and regional cooperation, including infrastructure projects and preparations for the meeting of Three Seas foreign ministers in late June, the Arctic Council and current foreign...
12.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and self-isolation requirements for passengers from Europe as of 12 June

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday 15 June, a two-week self-isolation requirement applies to people arriving in Estonia from Sweden, Portugal, the United Kingdom and Belgium. Starting from next week, self-isolation is no longer compulsory for passengers arriving from...
12.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu: the European Union must give stronger support to the European ambitions of Eastern Partnership countries

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu had a video meeting with the foreign ministers of the European Union and Eastern Partnership countries yesterday, exchanging ideas on the future of the Eastern Partnership and discussing the impact of COVID-19 in Eastern Partnership countries. At the meeting,...
10.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

At a video meeting with the Presidium of the Baltic Assembly, the foreign minister stressed the importance of Baltic cooperation

At a video meeting with the Presidium of the Baltic Assembly today, this year’s coordinator of the Baltic Council of Ministers Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu outlined the achievements of the first six months of 2020 and upcoming tasks. Reinsalu noted that regional cooperation has always been...
09.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu and the Chief Negotiator of the European Union Michel Barnier discussed the state of negotiations with the United Kingdom

Today, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu held a video meeting with Michel Barnier, the EU’s Chief Negotiator on the EU-UK future relationship. The meeting covered the state of play of negotiations and Estonia’s interests. At the meeting, Foreign Minister Reinsalu emphasised that Estonia considered...
08.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Diplomatic relations between Estonia and Finland celebrated in Tallinn and Helsinki today

Today 8 June, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto symbolically signed the historical document of recognition of the diplomatic relations between Estonia and Finland in Tallinn and Helsinki respectively. Former ambassadors and key figures of the...

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