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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...
25.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Joint Statement of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Baltic States concerning political situation in Georgia

We, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania  express serious concerns over the political situation developing in Georgia and urge all political forces to act with restraint, de-escalate the situation and seek constructive solution in the interest of Georgia and all...
25.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonian ambassador to Malta presented his credentials

On Thursday 25 February, Paul Teesalu, Estonia’s new ambassador to the Republic of Malta, presented his credentials to the President of Malta George Vella in Valletta. The ambassador resides in Rome. Following the presentation ceremony, Ambassador Paul Teesalu and the President of Malta George...
24.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets’ call with the Foreign Minister of Georgia David Zalkaliani

Yesterday 23 February, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets spoke with the Foreign Minister of Georgia David Zalkaliani. Liimets called to her Georgian counterpart to express her concern over the escalating political crisis in Georgia and to learn about the Georgian Government’s view on the recent...
23.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Video meeting of European affairs ministers focused on COVID-19 coordination, the future of the EU and relations with the UK

Today 23 February, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets attended an informal video conference of European affairs ministers who discussed preparations for the 25-26 February European Council, the European Democracy Action Plan, the Conference on the Future of Europe, and EU-UK relations. Touching on...
23.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

An active foreign policy and a strong foreign service are a crucial part of the government’s action plan

Today 23 February, the government approved its action plan for 2021-2023, and its aims include a proactive and secure Estonia. Meeting this objective includes continued close cooperation with partners and allies in the European Union and NATO, and active membership in the UN Security Council....
23.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Estonia and Hungary celebrate centenary of diplomatic relations

Tomorrow 24 February, Estonia and Hungary celebrate 100 years since the day Hungary recognised the Republic of Estonia de jure, which laid the basis for formal diplomatic relations. Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets met with her Hungarian counterpart Péter Szijjártó in Brussels yesterday 22...
22.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister at the UN Human Rights Council: Estonia has zero tolerance for human rights violations

Today 22 February, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets made a video statement at the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council. She expressed support for the international organisations playing an increasingly active role in defending human rights around the world. “To maintain and secure...
22.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Liimets at the Foreign Affairs Council: EU showed unity in agreeing on sanctions on Russia

Today 22 February, Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets is in Brussels to attend the meeting of the foreign ministers of the European Union. The meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council covered EU-Russia relations and the situation in Hong Kong. The ministers also held a strategic discussion with...
22.02.2021|Foreign Ministry

Innovation hub competition winner aims to convey the Estonian experience via holograms in Abu Dhabi

From 18 to 20 February, Tehnopol and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-hosted an ideas generating session for innovation hubs. First prize was won by the Abu Dhabi team comprising Silja Kõiv, Kristi Roosimägi, Lehari Kaustel and Madis Sassiad, who came up with a comprehensive concept for a...

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