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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...
08.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Spain celebrate a hundred years of diplomatic relations

On 8 March 1921, the Kingdom of Spain recognised the young Republic of Estonia de jure, which laid the basis for formal diplomatic contacts. Estonia and Spain are standing up for their shared values and security and are good partners in the European Union and allies in NATO. Estonia...
05.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about restrictions on movement for passengers arriving in Estonia between 8 and 14 March 2021

Arriving from the European Union, the European Economic Area or the Schengen area A 10-day restriction on the freedom of movement applies on entering Estonia from a country in the European Union, European Economic Area and the Schengen area with an infection rate above 150 persons per 100 000...
05.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and the Netherlands celebrate a hundred years of diplomatic relations

On 5 March 1921, the Netherlands recognised the Republic of Estonia de jure, which laid the basis for formal diplomatic contacts. Today, Estonia and the Netherlands have good relations and a shared understanding of European values. Both countries contribute to global security, enjoy close defence...
04.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia continues to keep the Security Council focused on the security issues of its region

At a cabinet meeting today 4 March, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets outlined the results of Estonia’s membership in the UN Security Council so far and objectives for 2021. The minister noted that Estonia has proven that even a small state can make a difference in the UN Security Council. “...
02.03.2021|Foreign Ministry

A hundred years ago today, Latvia and Lithuania recognised the Republic of Estonia de jure

On 2 March 1921, Latvia and Lithuania recognised the Republic of Estonia de jure. Estonia had recognised the republics of Latvia and Lithuania de jure in February 1921. By that time, Estonia had won the War of Independence and attained de jure recognition from major powers, so now formal diplomatic...
26.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about restrictions on movement for passengers arriving in Estonia between 1 and 7 March 2021

Arriving from the European Union, the European Economic Area or the Schengen area A 10-day restriction on the freedom of movement applies on entering Estonia from a country in the European Union, European Economic Area and the Schengen area with an infection rate above 150 persons per 100 000...
26.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Romania celebrate centenary of diplomatic relations

Today 26 February, Estonia and Romania mark a hundred years from the day Romania recognised the Republic of Estonia de jure, which laid the basis for formal diplomatic relations. Today, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets met with Carmen Florea, the chargé d’affaires of the Romanian Embassy, to...

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