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17.01.2017|Foreign Ministry

Contest for the Joint Latvian and Estonian Language Promotion Award has started

The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Latvia and Estonia are pleased to announce the annual contest for the Estonian-Latvian and Latvian-Estonian Language Promotion Award. In accordance with the Award’s regulations, a translation, piece of research, or a Latvian language teacher in Estonia, or...
16.01.2017|Foreign Ministry

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser meets with his EU colleagues

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser attends the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels. The EU Foreign Minister will discuss the situation in Syria and the Middle East peace process. Also, the Council is expected to adopt conclusions on Lebanon's presidential elections and the formation of a new...
12.01.2017|Foreign Ministry

Mikser: strong and united Europe is the best guarantor of our shared values, peace and stability

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met with the Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius in Vilnius where they discussed Estonia-Lithuania relations, security, the future of Europe and regional cooperation. Foreign Minister Mikser said at the meeting that Estonia and Lithuania are great...
12.01.2017|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser and the Speaker of the Knesset discussed the Middle East peace process

Yesterday evening, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser spoke with Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, the Speaker of the Parliament of Israel, the Knesset, about the Middle East peace process, the situation in the region and Estonia-Israel relations. Talking about the Middle East peace process, Foreign Minister...
09.01.2017|Foreign Ministry

Estonian Ambassador to Azerbaijan presented her Letter of Credence

Today, the new Estonian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Marin Mõttus presented her credentials to the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Alijev. Ambassador Mõttus resides in Ankara. Ambassador Marin Mõttus reaffirmed at the meeting with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Alijev that relations between Estonia...
04.01.2017|Foreign Ministry

Ilona Gurjanova and Andrus Kõresaar received the Foreign Ministry Culture Awards

Today, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser presented the Foreign Ministry’s 2016 Culture Awards to the Chair of Estonian Association of Designers Ilona Gurjanova and founder of the KOKO architects Andrus Kõresaar. According to Foreign Minister Mikser, culture plays a great role in improving a country...
01.01.2017|Foreign Ministry

Estonia takes over the Chairmanship of Baltic Cooperation

Starting from today, Estonia is the Chairman of the Baltic Cooperation for the next 12 months. The chairing country coordinates cooperation of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the Baltic Council of Ministers and the Baltic Assembly. “Estonia will concentrate primarily on intensifying security...
27.12.2016|Foreign Ministry

Mikser: We value the contribution of Estonian experts posted on civilian missions

Today Foreign Minister Sven Mikser met at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with Estonian experts participating in civilian missions, and stressed that their contribution was highly regarded and thanked them for their promotion of international security. The Foreign Minister remarked that...
20.12.2016|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mikser: we have to pay attention to the root causes of conflicts

At today’s European Union-League of Arab States meeting in Cairo, Foreign Ministers focused on cooperation, security and stability. In his speech, Foreign Minister Sven Mikser drew attention to conflicts in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East and in Ukraine and also to e-partnership and...
20.12.2016|Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister condemned the attack in Berlin

Foreign Minister Sven Mikser condemned the horrendous attack in Berlin that killed more than ten people and injured dozens. “My sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims and I hope for a speedy recovery for the injured. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this...


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