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06.11.1997|Foreign Ministry

The Road to European Integration: EU and NATO

Remarks by Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, at the 2nd Annual Stockholm Conference on Baltic Sea Security and Co-operation, November 6, 1997 Stockholm. In my address today I would like to focus on the three institutions that lie at the centre of this new...
10.09.1997|Foreign Ministry

A Strategy for the Baltic Rim

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, at "The Role of Transit Transportation in Emerging Markets" seminar, September 10, 1997, Tallinn. When I was first informed of the topic I was to discuss here I recalled a quote that I once heard by Ed Wood, a...
08.09.1997|Foreign Ministry

Estonia’s European Security and Defence Policy and the Western European Union

Remarks by Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, to the WEU Defence Committee, September 8, 1997, WEU - Estonian Office, Tallinn Ladies and Gentlemen, We are gathered here today at a point in history when momentous changes are occurring in the nature of...
05.09.1997|Foreign Ministry

Remarks by Minister Ilves at the International Conference on the Security Environment in the Baltic Sea Region after the Madrid Summit

Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia September 5, 1997. Tallinn. Ladies and Gentlemen, Good afternoon. As the opening speaker I have the honour of welcoming you to Tallinn for this International Conference. The theme of this event is timely...
28.07.1997|Foreign Ministry

Remarks by Foreign Minister Ilves at the 75th Anniversary of Estonian-U.S Relations

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, at the Estonian Embassy in Washington, DC. Seventy-five years ago today, on July 28, 1922, Estonia and the United States of America established diplomatic relations, which have been maintained continuously since then. The United...
13.07.1997|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Minister Ilves in Vilnius to discuss NATO enlargement in the light of the Madrid Summit

Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Foreign Minister of Estonia, on the meeting of the foreign ministers of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and the United States of America in Vilnius, Lithuania, on July 13, 1997, to discuss NATO enlargement in the light of the Madrid Summit, the charter between the United States...
02.07.1997|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Minister Ilves at the Ministerial meeting of the Council of Baltic Sea States

Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia 2 July 1997, Riga Mr President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Entering our sixth year of CBSS co-operation, we can see how much the region has changed, and with that, the challenges faced by the CBSS. Before...
12.06.1997|Foreign Ministry

European Union enlargement and Estonia

Speech to the Riigikogu by Minister of Foreign Affairs Toomas Hendrik Ilves, June 12, 1997 Honored Mr. Chairman and respected Riigikogu members, I would like to begin by saying how glad I am to be here as joint speaker at this discussion of Estonian foreign policy. I believe it...
10.06.1997|Foreign Ministry

Integration into the European Union: European Security - The Estonian Perspective

Remarks by Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs, at the Bertelsmann Wissenschaftsstiftung Conference "The Baltic States: Capacity for Integration into the European Union" Excellencies, Distinguished speakers, Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning and welcome again to the...
07.06.1997|Foreign Ministry

The Place of the Baltic States and Poland in Europe in the Year 2000

Remarks by Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs, at the Fourth Annual German-Swedish Roundtable on Security in Northern Europe Excellencies, Distinguished colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning. I am very glad that I have been invited to speak to you...

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