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26.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Reinsalu met with Chairman of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov

Today 26 February, Foreign Minister Reinsalu met with Dmytro Razumkov, the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, to discuss increased tensions in eastern Ukraine, bilateral cooperation and Estonia’s measures in support of Ukraine’s reform process. “Ukraine’s ambitions in enacting reforms are...
26.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Mr Erki Kodar, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, at the Human Rights Council

Statement by Mr Erki Kodar, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia High Level Segment of the 43rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, 26 February 2020 Madame President, Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honour for me to address you today. Let...
25.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Urmas Reinsalu hosted ambassadors to celebrate Independence Day

Today 25 February, Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu hosted foreign ambassadors accredited to Estonia at the Foreign Ministry to celebrate Estonia’s Independence Day. In his speech, Reinsalu emphasised the importance of international cooperation and thanked the states and nations of the world for...
25.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

U.S. Secretary of State congratulates Estonia on Independence Day

The Secretary of State of the United States Mike Pompeo congratulated the Republic of Estonia on its 102nd anniversary and the 100th anniversary of the Tartu Peace Treaty. Pompeo drew parallels between the Tartu Peace Treaty and the Declaration of Independence of the United States. “Both the...
21.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonia shares cyber know-how with UN members in Geneva

Today 21 February, a seminar on cyber diplomacy, organised by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is held in Geneva. The event is aimed at UN member states and representatives of various international organisations in Geneva, and focuses on the validity of existing international law and the...
21.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonian ambassador to Moldova presented her credentials

Today 21 February, the new Estonian Ambassador to Moldova Ingrid Kressel presented her credentials to President of Moldova Igor Dodon. Ambassador Kressel resides in Bucharest. Photo: Office of the President of Moldova In the discussion following the presentation ceremony, Ambassador Ingrid...
20.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Ministry issued first crosses of service

Today 20 February, a formal ceremony was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to present crosses of service for the first time. The crosses of service were awarded to recognise former and current diplomats, journalists specialising in foreign relations, several former foreign ministers and...
20.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Statement of the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Estonia Urmas Reinsalu

Estonia supports Georgia, the United States, the United Kingdom and several European Union Member States in attributing a large-scale cyberattack, which took place in October 2019 against Georgian websites, to the Russian Military Intelligence Service GRU. The aim of this cyber operation was to...
20.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonia to support rule of law reforms in Ukraine

Today 20 February, the Estonian Centre of Eastern Partnership and the United Nations Office for Projects Services (UNOPS) signed a memorandum of understanding titled “The Support for Rule of Law Reforms in Ukraine in the areas of Police, Public Prosecution and Good Governance (PRAVO Police)”....
19.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonia helps members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly prepare for dealing with cyber crises

Today 19 February, Estonia led a strategic cyber exercise for the members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Brussels. The aim of the exercise was to enact a realistic cyber incident and find possible solutions. “One of the aims of Estonia’s cyber diplomacy is to increase, together with our...

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