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05.12.2016|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser extended condolences to the Foreign Minister of Russia

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser extended condolences to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergei Lavrov over a road collision killing more than ten people, most of them children, in the autonomous district of Khanty-Mansiysk. “My sincere condolences over the tragic bus crash. My condolences...
01.12.2016|Foreign Ministry

Kaljurand: governments have to lay the groundwork for new solutions in ICT

Counsellor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand was in Geneva this week for a meeting of the high-level UN cyber expert group where they discussed opportunities of ICT in the context of international law, security and economy. Today, Kaljurand spoke at the Geneva Centre for Security...
01.12.2016|Foreign Ministry

Nordic, Baltic countries and the US held security consultations in Washington

Director-General of the Political Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Paul Teesalu was in Washington from 29-30 November for the meeting of Nordic and Baltic political directors in the E-PINE (Enhanced Partnership in Northern Europe) cooperation format. They discussed the current state...
30.11.2016|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: international crises to affect Estonia more directly

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser emphasised in his speech at the conference “Security of Economy 2016” that Estonia sees its security as part of international security and developments stemming from globalisation and international crises have started to affect Estonia more directly. “The current...
30.11.2016|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser extended condolences to his Turkish colleague

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser offered condolences to his Turkish colleague Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu over the dormitory fire in Adana, causing the loss of 12 lives and injuring many. “I was deeply saddened by the news about the dormitory fire. My sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the...
30.11.2016|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser offers condolences to his Brazilian and Bolivian counterparts over yesterday’s plane crash

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser offers his condolences to the Foreign Minister of Brazil José Serra and the Foreign Minister of Bolivia David Choquehuanca Céspedes over the crash of the LaMia airlines charter flight in Colombia. “My sincere condolences to the families of the victims and injured and...
28.11.2016|Foreign Ministry

Undersecretary Reinart: e-solutions have great potential to magnify development

Today, Undersecretary for Economic and Development Affairs Väino Reinart was in Brussels for the meeting of development ministers where they discussed European Consensus on Development, the EU development cooperation principles for the coming years. In addition, they discussed the EU relations...
28.11.2016|Foreign Ministry

Lepik von Wirén: Estonia supports Macedonia’s integration to the EU

Today, consultations between the foreign ministries of Estonia and Macedonia took place in Tallinn where topical EU affairs were discussed. Director General of the Department of Europe and Transatlantic cooperation Aino Lepik von Wirén who led the Estonian delegation reaffirmed at the meeting that...
26.11.2016|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Honorary Consuls in Italy and Croatia met in Rome

On Friday, 25 November, an annual Honorary Consuls’ round-table discussion was organised in Rome with Estonia’s Honorary Consuls from Italy and Croatia present. Estonian Ambassador to Rome, Celia Kuningas-Saagpakk and Foreign Ministry’s Undersecretary for Economic and Development Affairs, Väino...
25.11.2016|Foreign Ministry

Estonia reaffirmed continued support for Moldova's EU integration

Director-General of the Political Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paul Teesalu reaffirmed Estonia’s continuing support of the implementation of Moldova's Association Agreement with the EU at political consultations held in Tallinn today. Also, Estonia-Moldova bilateral relations were...

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