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19.05.2020|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu at the Parliament of Estonia (Riigikogu) at the discussion of Estonia’s Foreign Policy Strategy 2030 on 19 May 2020

Members of the parliament, The objective of the foreign policy of the Republic of Estonia is to realise the full potential of all policy areas in international relations in order to ensure the comprehensive protection of Estonia’s national interests. The general objective of our foreign policy is...
15.05.2020|Foreign Ministry

MoU: Lifting Of Travel Restrictions Between Estonia, Latvia And Lithuania For Land, Rail, Air And Maritime Transport And Cooperation Thereof During The Covid-19 Crisis

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, hereinafter referred to as the Participants Whereas: - The unprecedented situation pertaining to the spread of...
08.05.2020|Foreign Ministry

Estonia`s statement at the High-Level Meeting on the 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II in Europe

8 May 2020, "75 years from the end of the Second World War on European soil - lessons learned for preventing future atrocities, responsibility of the Security Council" Foreign Minister of Estonia Urmas Reinsalu Allow me now to make a statement in my national capacity. The Second World War...
02.04.2020|Foreign Ministry

Declaration by NATO Foreign Ministers

02.04.2020 We, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of NATO, meet today in the midst of an unprecedented pandemic which is affecting all Allies and partners, imposing a huge cost in lives lost, as well as a sudden and severe shock to our economies. We express our deepest sympathies with all the...
22.03.2020|Foreign Ministry

Joint statement by the Friends of Georgia group in OSCE on the so-called presidental elections in Abkhazia

Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Canada, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States of America do not recognize the legitimacy of the so-called “presidential elections” held in Georgia’s Abkhazia region on March 22, 2020...
27.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

Joint article of 14 EU foreign ministers on the situation in Idlib

Published in Postimees on 27 February In Idlib, a new humanitarian disaster is playing out, one of the worst in the Syrian crisis that, in nearly a decade, has caused too many such disasters to count. The Syrian regime continues its strategy of military reconquest of the country at any cost,...
11.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

The speech of Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu about Estonian Foreign Policy in Riigikogu

President of the Riigikogu, members of the Riigikogu, diplomats, The foreign and security policy decisions of the incumbent Government of the Republic are guided by Estonia’s national interests, national sovereignty, and international law, following international agreements and the principles of...
03.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

The speech of Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu at the formal ceremony dedicated to the centenary of the Tartu Peace Treaty at the Vanemuine Concert Hall on 2 February 2020

President of the Republic, constitutional office-holders, freedom fighters, dear people of Estonia, On 4 December 1919, the prospects for peace were described as follows: “Will it work – it is unknown. It is certain that the Bolsheviks want peace but it is also certain they do not want peace for...
02.02.2020|Foreign Ministry

The speech of Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu at the formal ceremony dedicated to the centenary of the Tartu Peace Treaty at the Vanemuine Concert Hall on 2 February 2020

President of the Republic, constitutional office-holders, freedom fighters, dear people of Estonia, On 4 December 1919, the prospects for peace were described as follows: “Will it work – it is unknown. It is certain that the Bolsheviks want peace but it is also certain they do not want peace...
09.01.2020|Foreign Ministry

Statement by Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu at Security Council open debate on Upholding the United Nations Charter to Maintain International Peace and Security

Statement by H.E. Mr Urmas Reinsalu Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia Security Council open debate on Upholding the United Nations Charter to Maintain International Peace and Security 9 January 2020 Mr. President, On behalf of Estonia I would like to thank the government of Vietnam for...

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