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15.01.2020|Government

Ratas: new targets must be set for research this year

Riigikogu, 15 January 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas gave his annual overview of the state of research and development activity to the Riigikogu, and emphasised that 2020 is a year for setting new targets. ‘Many development plans are nearing their end, and new long-term plans are being...
10.01.2020|Government

Ratas: Estonia and Finland have a timeless friendship

Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with Sanna Marin, the Prime Minister of Finland. The meeting focused on bilateral relations, transport and energy connections between the two countries, the security situation in the Middle east, and issues related to the future of the European Union. “I am...
07.01.2020|Government

Ratas at meeting with German minister: Estonia is pleased when our digital experience benefits others

Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with Christine Lambrecht, the Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection of Germany, to discuss the operation of the Estonian e-government, data protection, and the development of the digital policy of the European Union. “Estonia is always glad to share...
07.01.2020|Government

Accreditation information: The Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, will be visiting Estonia

Stenbock House, 9 Januar 2020 – On Friday, 10 January, the Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, will be visiting Estonia, where she will be meeting with Prime Minister Jüri Ratas. The Prime Ministers will discuss bilateral relations, connections between the two countries, and cooperation in the...
21.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas: Estonia greatly appreciates UK’s contribution to our security

Tapa, 21 December 2019 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Tapa military camp, where they discussed future relations and defence cooperation between Estonia and the United Kingdom. “I think the United Kingdom should become a very special...
21.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is visiting Estonia

Stenbock House, 21 December 2019 – Today, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is visiting Estonia and meeting with British troops from NATO’s battle group at Tapa. “I am very pleased to welcome the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Estonia,” said Prime Minister Jüri Ratas. “This visit...
20.12.2019|Government

Government Approves the National Energy and Climate Plan

Stenbock House, 19 December 2019 – Today, the government approved the National Energy and Climate Plan until 2030 and will submit it to the European Commission for assessment.  According to the Commission's initial assessment, the renewable energy portion of Estonia’s plan ranks among the best...
13.12.2019|Government

Ratas: The member states understand the importance of the EU climate neutrality objective and the need to achieve it together

Brussels, 13 December 2019 – Yesterday, at the European Council meeting, the heads of state and government of the EU member states discussed achieving climate neutrality in the EU by 2050 and expressed their readiness to commit to it. This would mean that the EU does not emit more greenhouse gases...
12.12.2019|Government

Ratas will discuss climate matters and the next long-term budget with his EU colleagues

Stenbock House, 12 December 2019 – Today and tomorrow, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will participate in the meeting of the European Council in Brussels, where the heads of state and government of the European Union will discuss climate change and the next long-term budget of the EU. This will be the...
11.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas greeted members of the Czech Air Force

Ämari Air Base, 11 December 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas visited the Ämari Air Base to be acquainted with the Czech Air Force squadron taking part in the Baltic Air Policing mission of NATO. According to the prime minister, the defence cooperation between Estonia and the Czech Republic is...

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