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30.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Ministers of Estonia and Finland to meet in Tallinn today

Today 30 August, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto are meeting in Tallinn. The ministers will discuss bilateral cooperation, the situation in Belarus, and other current foreign policy issues. “Estonia is interested in maintaining a maximum...
28.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and self-isolation requirements for passengers arriving in Estonia as of 28 August

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday 31 August, a two-week restriction on freedom of movement will apply to passengers arriving in Estonia from the following European countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France,...
28.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu: the European Union must demand an independent investigation into the poisoning of Navalny

At a discussion of relations between the European Union and Russia during the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers today, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said that the circumstances of the poisoning of Alexei Navalny must be established. Reinsalu called on the European Union to take an active...
28.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu emphasised the need for urgent EU action on sanctions

At yesterday’s informal meeting of European Union foreign affairs ministers in Berlin, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu said that the central figure in the violence and falsification in Belarus was Alexander Lukashenko. Reinsalu said that the EU must have a strong policy towards Belarus and make...
27.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign minister Reinsalu attends the informal meeting of EU foreign affairs ministers in Berlin

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu is in Berlin on 27 and 28 August to attend the informal meeting of the foreign affairs ministers of the European Union. The agenda of the two-day meeting includes Belarus, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, relations between the European Union and Russia,...
21.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and self-isolation requirements for passengers arriving in Estonia as of 21 August

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday 24 August, a two-week restriction on freedom of movement will apply to passengers arriving in Estonia from the following European countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France,...
21.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonian and Latvian foreign minister agree on sanctions against Belarusian officials

Today 21 August, the foreign ministers of Estonia and Latvia agreed on working on joint sanctions targeting Belarusian officials responsible for violence and election fraud. “Belarus is in our immediate neighbourhood and it is all the more important to react quickly and send a clear signal,”...
21.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke yesterday on the phone to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya who was a candidate at the presidential elections in Belarus. Urmas Reinsalu elaborated on Estonia’s positions and emphasised the need to resolve the crisis in Belarus through political dialogue, which would...
21.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

A new business diplomacy strategy for Japan for 2020-2025 presented by the Foreign Ministry

Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs presented Estonia’s business diplomacy strategy for Japan for 2020-2025 to companies and key partners. The Estonian Ambassador to Japan Väino Reinart, the Japanese Ambassador to Estonia Hajime Kitaoka and Prime Minister Jüri Ratas also attended the event...
21.08.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu spoke to the Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei

In a telephone call yesterday with Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei, Urmas Reinsalu called on the authorities of Belarus to release detained protesters and refrain from using violence against peaceful protesters. Reinsalu explained the position of the Republic of Estonia on not...

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