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27.02.2001|Foreign Ministry

Fourth Meeting of the Association Council between the EU and Estonia

Brussels, 27 February 2001JOINT PRESS RELEASE1. The EU-Estonia Association Council held its fourth meeting on Tuesday 27 February 2001. Mr Toomas Hendrik ILVES, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Estonia, was in the chair. Mrs Anna LINDH, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and President-in-Office...
12.02.2001|Foreign Ministry

Prime Minister of Belgium to visit Estonia

Prime Minister of Belgium Guy Verhofstadt will pay an official visit to Estonia on February 14, 2001. Mr. Guy Verhofstadt will meet with President Lennart Meri and Prime Minister Mart Laar. Estonian and Belgium's Prime Ministers will give a joint press conference at 11.45 a.m. on Wednesday...
09.02.2001|Foreign Ministry

NATO deputy secretary general acknowledges Estonia's good homework

Deputy secretary general of the Alliance Klaus-Peter Klaiber who is visiting Estonia affirmed at the consultations between Estonia and NATO that Estonia has done very good homework, having so far lived up to its commitments for strategic association. Deputy secretary general Klaiber met today,...
07.02.2001|Foreign Ministry

NATO Assistant Secretary General Klaiber in Tallinn to discuss Estonia’s membership preparations

High-level consultations between Estonia and NATO commenced on Wednesday, 7 February. Yesterday, a high-level working group of NATO arrived in Estonia to get acquainted with the preparations for the membership in the Alliance and evaluate the implementation of the Annual National Programme (ANP...
05.02.2001|Foreign Ministry

Constructing a New Europe

Lecture by Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Estonia at Humboldt University, Berlin, 5 February 2001 I am greatly honoured to be here today to speak before this distinguished audience about European integration and the European future. Normally foreign ministers speak...
18.01.2001|Foreign Ministry

Discussion of Eurointegration matters in the Riigikogu

Presentation of the Foreign Minister Toomas Hendrik Ilves Mr. Chairman Mr. Prime Minister Honoured Members of the Riigikogu It is a pleasure for me to note that debates on European integration in this hall have become something just as natural as the discussions of foreign policy...
18.01.2001|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Ilves: Accession to EU a realistic perspective

Foreign Minister Toomas Hendrik Ilves said today at the discussion of European integration in the Riigikogu that with the Swedish presidency in the European Union in many respects a decisive year has started for Estonia. "For Sweden, enlargement is a matter of highest priority. We on our part...
17.01.2001|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Development Cooperation Projects in 2000

Development cooperation is a foreign policy instrument that Estonia has started to implement actively, to contribute securing stability and prosperity in the world through directed activities. The progress of the Estonian community has to date reached a level where the know-how brought from abroad...
16.01.2001|Foreign Ministry

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic to visit Estonia

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman will pay an official visit to Estonia On January 18-19, 2001. Prime Minister Milos Zeman will meet with President Lennart Meri, Speaker of the Riigikogu Toomas Savi, Prime Minister Mart Laar and Minister of the Economic Affairs Mihkel Pärnoja....
15.01.2001|Foreign Ministry

Speech by Minister Ilves at the Commemoration of Estonian Foreign Ministry colleagues deported and killed by the Soviets

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, 15 January 2001 Mr. President, Mr. Prime Minister, Dear Colleagues, Today, just half a year before we commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the June Deportations, we have come together to pay homage to our colleagues...

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