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26.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and self-isolation requirements for passengers from Europe as of 26 June

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday 29 June, a two-week self-isolation requirement applies to people arriving in Estonia from Sweden, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Romania, Bulgaria and Luxembourg. Starting from next week, self-isolation is not required for passengers...
25.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonia contributes €50 000 to humanitarian relief efforts in Sudan

A high-level partnership conference on Sudan was held today on the initiative of Germany and in cooperation with the UN, the European Union and Sudan. The aim of Berlin’s video conference was to raise international support for the political transition of Sudan. In the framework of the conference,...
21.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information about countries and self-isolation requirements for passengers from Europe as of 21 June

Based on the coronavirus infection rate, starting from Monday 22 June, a two-week self-isolation requirement applies to people arriving in Estonia from Poland, Sweden, Romania, Bulgaria, Portugal, and the United Kingdom. Starting from next week, self-isolation is not compulsory for passengers...
19.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

European Union extends sanctions against Russia over illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol

Yesterday, on 18 June, the Council of the European Union decided to extend the restrictive measures established over the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol until 23 June 2021. The extension will enter into force tomorrow, on 20 June. “This decision demonstrates the unwavering support of...
18.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Ministry of Foreign Affairs summons Russian ambassador to Estonia regarding State Duma legal initiative on Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Today, 18 June 2020, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs called the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Estonia to account regarding a recent legal initiative in the State Duma to revoke the resolution adopted by the Congress of People’s Deputies of the Soviet Union on 24 December 1989 unanimously...
16.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Reinsalu: Partnership with the US is important for the stability of the European Union

Today, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu participated in the unofficial video conference of the foreign ministers of the European Union, where views were exchanged with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. High Representative of the European Union Josep Borrell made an introduction to the video call...
16.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu in Vilnius: Regional cooperation is important in recovering from the COVID-19 crisis

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu attended a meeting with the ministers of Latvia, Lithuania and Poland today, on 15 June. The conditions of opening the borders of the European Union to third countries were also discussed at the meeting. The ministers also talked about economic recovery, regional...
15.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Updated information on travelling possibilities of Estonian citizens as of 15 June

The movement restrictions in effect in many European Union or Schengen Member States until now will change today, on 15 June. As of today, Estonian citizens can again travel freely to Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Luxembourg,...
12.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and Defence Minister Jüri Luik emphasised the need to stabilise the Sahel

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu and Defence Minister Jüri Luik today attended a high-level meeting of the Coalition for the Sahel, which aims at coordinating the activities of various parties operating in the Sahel region. Foreign and defence ministers from France, the United Kingdom, the United...
12.06.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu to his Latvian counterpart: the crisis has only strengthened the alliance of Estonia and Latvia

Today, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu met with the Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičsus, discussing bilateral and regional cooperation, including infrastructure projects and preparations for the meeting of Three Seas foreign ministers in late June, the Arctic Council and current foreign...

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