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24.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

First Estonian expert joins EU civilian mission EUCAP Sahel Mali

Today, on 24 September, Estonian expert Tiina Vahtras will begin work as an adviser on human rights and gender equality to the EU civilian mission EUCAP Sahel Mali. Vahtras was appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia. The aim of the EUCAP Sahel Mali civilian mission is to help...
20.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

French foreign minister commended Estonia for its contribution to international security

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Paris. Mikser and Le Drian reaffirmed the excellent relations between Estonia and France and discussed the security situation in Europe and beyond. “We highly appreciate...
20.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser to meet with French counterpart Le Drian today

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser will be in Paris today to meet with the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian. They will discuss bilateral relations, defence cooperation, international security situation, transatlantic relations, and topical EU issues. “France is a...
Ambassador Toomas Kukk and the President of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen
19.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Austria Toomas Kukk presents credentials

Today, on 19 September, the new Estonian Ambassador to Austria Toomas Kukk presented his credentials to President Alexander Van der Bellen. In a brief conversation that followed the ceremony, Ambassador Kukk and President Van der Bellen affirmed excellent relations between the two countries and...
18.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to the US presents credentials to President Trump

On Monday, 17 September, the new Estonian Ambassador to the United States, Jonatan Vseviov, presented his credentials to President Donald Trump. Ambassador Vseviov and President Trump reaffirmed the excellent and long-standing relations between Estonia and the US during the ceremony. “The US...
17.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia supports increase in budget for EU external action and continuity of neighbourhood instrument

The EU Foreign Affairs Council’s development ministers discussed the funding for EU’s external action after 2020 at their informal meeting in Brussels. They focused on the EU’s neighbouring countries and Africa, and on making the wider development and international cooperation more effective....
Eesti ja Vietnami välisministrid
14.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: cooperation between Estonian and Vietnamese universities important part of promoting relations between the two countries

Today, on 14 September in Hanoi, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, and Minister for Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung. The meetings focused on bilateral relations, mainly education cooperation, trade and...
13.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser on a visit to Brunei

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser was on a two-day visit to Brunei Darussalam where he met with Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Erywan Yusof, Second Minister of Defence Halbi Mohammad Yussof, and Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office Mohamed Riza Yunos. The meetings focused on...
12.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Belgium Toomas Tirs presents credentials

On Tuesday, 11 September, Estonia’s new Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium Toomas Tirs presented his credentials to King Philippe of Belgium. In the discussion that followed the ceremony, Ambassador Tirs and King Philippe affirmed the excellent relations between the two countries, including...
10.09.2018|Foreign Ministry

Estonia opens Office of Honorary Consul in Dhaka

Yesterday in Dhaka, Foreign Minister Mikser opened Estonia’s first Office of Honorary Consul in Bangladesh. Estonian Honorary Consul Syed Farhad Ahmed is the founder and managing director of the IT company Aamra. “The appointment of honorary consul and opening of the new office in Dhaka will...

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