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16.01.2018|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas's Review of the Estonian Presidency in the European Parliament, 16.01.2018

Dear Mr President, President of the Commission, distinguished leaders of the political groups and Members of the European Parliament, Six months ago, I stood before this Parliament, and I promised that the first Estonian Presidency would work towards a Europe where every voice is heard and where...
15.01.2018|Government

Ratas and Danish Prime Minister Rasmussen discussed defence cooperation and digital development

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 15 January 2018 – at today’s meeting, Jüri Ratas, prime minister of Estonia, and Lars Løkke Rasmussen, head of government of Denmark, focused on defence cooperation, security issues, and the digital development of Estonia and Denmark. According to the European Commission...
14.01.2018|Government

Prime Ministers Ratas and Rasmussen met with the NATO battlegroup in Tapa

Tapa, 14 January 2018 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and Lars Løkke Rasmussen, head of government of Denmark, visited the NATO battlegroup stationed in Tapa Army Base. The Danish army contingent joined the battlegroup this week, replacing the French contingent in the battlegroup led by the...
12.01.2018|Government

Ratas: the visit of the Japanese prime minister will support the growth of foreign investments in Estonia

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 12 January 2018 – according to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, today’s visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and the accompanying representative delegation of business leaders will support the growth of Japanese investments in Estonia. “The convention for the...
12.01.2018|Government

Reminder: Prime Minister Ratas will meet with Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will meet with Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, who is visiting Estonia on 14–15 January. Danish Prime Minister Rasmussen and Minister of Defence Claus Hjort Frederiksen will visit Estonia in connection with the Danish army contingent joining the NATO...
11.01.2018|Government

Reminder: Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, in Estonia

Dear journalists! Tomorrow, 12 January, Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, will be visiting Tallinn as part of his visit to Europe. He will meet with Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas and President Kersti Kaljulaid. At 3:55 p.m., the Japanese Prime Minister will meet with President...
10.01.2018|Government

Overview by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas regarding the current state of research and development

Esteemed Chairman of the Riigikogu, highly esteemed Members of the Riigikogu, those present in the hall, and listeners! Last year was a success for Estonian research. This was also confirmed by the assessment that was carried out: our research is internationally competitive, forward-looking and...
10.01.2018|Government

Ratas: we must make greater use of the potential of science in developing Estonia's economy

Stenbock House, 10 January 2017 – According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, science has a central role to play as the ensurer of societal coherence and the developer of the economy, and therefore the work of the state and companies with researchers must also improve. According to Ratas, Estonian...
10.01.2018|Government

Accreditation information: Prime Minister Ratas will meet with Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will meet with Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, who is visiting Estonia on 14–15 January. Danish Prime Minister Rasmussen and Minister of Defence Claus Hjort Frederiksen will visit Estonia in connection with the Danish army contingent joining the NATO...
10.01.2018|Government

Prime Minister Ratas at the Rescue Board: the work of officials of the rescue service in saving lives and preventing damage is invaluable

Stenbock House, 9 January 2018 – today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas visited the Nõmme rescue unit of the Estonian Rescue Board. Kuno Tammearu, Director General of the Rescue Board, gave the prime minister an overview of the past year in the area of rescue work, the most important projects of the new...

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