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16.01.2001|Foreign Ministry

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic to visit Estonia

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman will pay an official visit to Estonia On January 18-19, 2001. Prime Minister Milos Zeman will meet with President Lennart Meri, Speaker of the Riigikogu Toomas Savi, Prime Minister Mart Laar and Minister of the Economic Affairs Mihkel Pärnoja....
15.01.2001|Foreign Ministry

Speech by Minister Ilves at the Commemoration of Estonian Foreign Ministry colleagues deported and killed by the Soviets

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, 15 January 2001 Mr. President, Mr. Prime Minister, Dear Colleagues, Today, just half a year before we commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the June Deportations, we have come together to pay homage to our colleagues...
05.01.2001|Foreign Ministry

Estonia signed the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management

Estonia’s Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mart Laanemäe signed the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management in IAEA Headquarters in Vienna on Friday, 05 January 2001. The convention was...
21.12.2000|Foreign Ministry

The Double-checking System on Trade in Textiles Between Estonia and the EU Will Be Abolished

The double-checking system and associated licencing specified in Protocol 1 "On trade in textiles and clothing products" of the Europe Agreement between Estonia and the European Union are abolished as of January 1, 2001, while the requirement of a certificate of origin is retained. According to...
13.12.2000|Foreign Ministry

Estonia must continue to contend after the favourable summit

Article by Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia Eesti Päevaleht, December 13, 2000 (unofficial translation) For Estonia, the European Union summit in Nice had at least one result, which at the moment is also the most important one. The European Council...
13.12.2000|Foreign Ministry

Estonia is satisfied with the outcome of the European Union’s summit in Nice

Estonia’s Foreign Minister Toomas Hendrik Ilves writes in today’s Eesti Päevaleht that Estonia has reason to be satisfied with the outcome of the European Union’s summit in Nice both with regard to the intergovernmental conference and to the enlargement of the EU. Ilves notes...
11.12.2000|Foreign Ministry

Nice Summit Will Allow the EU to Enlarge

"We are very satisfied that concrete results were reached at the Nice Summit, which will allow the EU to enlarge," said Estonia's Foreign Minister Toomas Hendrik Ilves at the press conference today, commenting on the results of Nice Summit. "Completing the intergovernmental conference was a...
08.12.2000|Foreign Ministry

Hungary's President to visit Estonia

Hungarian President Ferenc Mádl will pay his first state to Estonia on Tuesday, 12th December. Ferenc Mádl will be accompanied by official delegation. On Tuesday Hungary's President is to meet with President Lennart Meri, Chairman of the Riigikogu Toomas Savi, members of the parliament and...
07.12.2000|Foreign Ministry

Meeting of the European Union and Candidate States in Nice

The leaders of the present and future member states of the European Union discussed today in Nice, which reforms are to be carried out in the European Union, so its institutions would be prepared for the enlargement of the EU and express the interests of all member states in a balanced way....
07.12.2000|Foreign Ministry

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Estonia to open on Bornholm Island

On Thursday, December 7, Estonia is going to open Honorary Consulate in Rønne, Bornholm Island. Estonian Honorary Consul in Rønne is Elon Studsgaard, who has jurisdiction over the Island of Bornholm. The Honorary Consulate is opened by Estonian Ambassador in Denmark Jüri Kahn. Governor of...

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