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Estonian foreign policy to remain on course with small changes

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Foreign minister Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) told ERR on Monday that Estonia’s foreign policy course will continue, albeit with small changes. What he refers to as a shift of emphasis on specific policy points, mainly in the area of migration, is a result of the recent government change, Reinsalu said. In spite of Prime Minister Jüri Ratas’ reiterations that Estonia’s foreign policy course won’t change, Reinsalu was quite clear that things…

President expects politicians to stay foreign policy course

Monday, November 26, 2018

Forces in favor of maintaining Estonia’s foreign policy course form the majority in both the parliament and the government, President Kersti Kaljulaid says concerning the approval of the UN Global Compact on Migration. She adds that the Riigikogu and government now need to give assurances of this through corresponding decisions. The meeting in Marrakesh first and foremost impacts your calendar. Did you ever think the migration framework and the UN…

Vejonis praises Latvian language courses at Beijing International Studies University

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

President Raimonds Vejonis said during a meeting with Latvian language students at the Beijing International Studies University that he was very pleased with Latvian courses offered by the university, the President’s Chancery informed LETA. Knowledge is the greatest value in the modern-day world, and students of the Latvian language will not only have opportunity to learn about Latvian culture but also contribute to enhancing Latvian-Chinese bilateral cooperation in the long…

Court finds guilty police officer who forwarded state secret, surveillance info

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The Parnu County Court in a compromise procedure on Tuesday found guilty Ilmar Vahi, police captain of the West prefecture of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board, who was accused of leaking a state secret, forwarding surveillance information and arbitrarily creating and eliminating evidence. The prosecutor’s office in collaboration with the internal control department of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board detected altogether 12 episodes in which Vahi illegally…