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12.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about restrictions on movement for passengers arriving in Estonia between 15 and 21 March 2021

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against any non-essential international travel. The spread of new coronavirus variants has caused the situation to change rapidly, and accordingly, states are imposing measures to control the spread of the illness at...
11.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister at the Security Council: Estonia allocated €50 000 to mitigate the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

Today 11 March, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets attended a high-level open debate of the UN Security Council on hunger and conflict, organised by the US Presidency of the Council. The meeting was held to address the famines caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and conflicts in many parts of the world...
11.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Security Council Open Debate on Conflict and Food Security: Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia

Madame President, distinguished briefers, dear colleagues, Almost three years ago, the Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2417, which condemned the starving of civilians and unlawfully denying humanitarian access as a method of warfare. The resolution was conceived as a tool to break...
11.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Liimets: the United Kingdom remains our strategic partner in Europe

Today 11 March, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets met with the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom Dominic Raab, who is on a visit to Estonia to celebrate the centenary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. At the meeting, the ministers highlighted the historically strong...
11.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Statement of intent for enhancing cooperation between Estonia and the United Kingdom

STATEMENT OF INTENT FOR ENHANCING COOPERATION BETWEEN ESTONIA AND THE UNITED KINGDOM The close friendship between Estonia and the United Kingdom has flourished since the Royal Navy lent its support to Estonia in the 1918-1920 War of Independence. This close partnership, with shared values and...
10.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania met with the British Foreign Secretary in Tallinn

Today 10 March, the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom Dominic Raab arrived for a visit to Estonia and met with Minister Eva-Maria Liimets and Latvian and Lithuanian foreign ministers Edgars Rinkēvičs and Gabrielius Landsbergis at the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The foreign ministers...
10.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Joint statement by Foreign Ministers of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the United Kingdom

Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets of Estonia today hosted Dominic Raab of the United Kingdom, Edgars Rinkēvičs of Latvia and Gabrielius Landsbergis of Lithuania in Tallinn for a meeting of UK and Baltic Foreign Ministers. Ministers had an in-depth discussion of foreign policy issues and how to...
10.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia holds a UN Security Council meeting on the situation in Crimea

On Friday 12 March, a high-level virtual meeting is held at the UN Security Council, initiated by Estonia and co-sponsored by 20 countries, to mark seven years since the annexation of Crimea and draw attention to the deteriorating situation there. The keynote speaker is Assistant Secretary-General...
09.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

The compiling of the third report on future Estonian-Finnish cooperation launched

Estonian Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets announced the official launch of compiling the third report on the future cooperation of Estonia and Finland at a virtual event held yesterday 8 March with the Foreign Minister of Finland Pekka Haavisto and the co-authors of the report, Jaak Aaviksoo and...
09.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

The contest announced for the Joint Award for the Promotion of the Latvian and Estonian Languages

The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Latvia and Estonia are pleased to announce the contest for the Latvian and Estonian Language Promotion Award (Languages Award). The aim of the Languages Award is to recognise excellence and achievement related to individual contributions and accomplishments in...

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