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11.12.2019|Government

The climate and energy committee discussed the reduction of greenhouse gases in the energy sector

Stenbock House, 11 December 2019 – Today, the climate and energy committee of the Government got an overview of the opportunities for reducing greenhouse gases in energy production so that Estonia could fulfil its climate goals. The energy sector produces the majority of greenhouse gas emissions in...
10.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister’s Review of the Government’s Implementation of the European Union Policy in the Riigikogu

Honourable members of the Riigikogu and ambassadors, The years ending with number nine in Europe always mark the decennial anniversaries of the events of the last century which were of great significance. This includes the anniversary of the fatal criminal secret protocol of the Molotov–...
10.12.2019|Government

Ratas in the Riigikogu: Europe must signify hope for the future for people and inspire future generations

Riigikogu, 10 December 2019 – Today in the Riigikogu, while giving an overview of the European Union policy, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas spoke of security, the goal of climate neutrality, the Digital Single Market, and Estonia’s other key objectives in the union over the coming years. “Europe must...
07.12.2019|Government

Ratas: The Baltic prime ministers are committed to the fast advancement of Rail Baltica

Riga, 6 December 2019 – At an official meeting of the Baltic Prime Ministers’ Council in Riga, the Baltic prime ministers agreed that they would regularly monitor the progress of the Rail Baltica project so that it could be vigorously developed and the international railway would assuredly be...
06.12.2019|Government

Ratas discusses the future of Rail Baltica with his Baltic counterparts

Stenbock House, 6 December 2019 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is heading to Riga today to attend a meeting of Baltic prime ministers, which will focus on the future of Rail Baltica and the regional energy market. According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Rail Baltica is a historically unique...
04.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Ratas in London: NATO’s unity is the cornerstone of global security

London, 4 December 2019 – According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, today’s meeting of NATO leaders in London confirmed that NATO remains united and stands as the strongest defence alliance in history. “NATO exited the meeting room more united than upon entering, but the consensus with our NATO...
03.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas on the results of PISA 2018

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas: “The PISA results once again confirm that the knowledge of our young people, as well as their ability to use that knowledge, is the best in Europe and among the absolute best in the world. This is a joint achievement of Estonian teachers, parents, and children. It...
03.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas’ comment on the topic of NATO defence plans

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas: “All members of the alliance are protected. It is completely normal and ordinary for us to regularly review our common plans together with other NATO allies, and update these plans. Considered individually, we are not opposed to Turkey on the issue of updating the...
03.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas confirms unity and vitality of alliance at meeting of NATO leaders

Stenbock House, 3 December 2019 - Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will be in London today and tomorrow, where he will participate at the meeting of NATO Heads of States and Governments with the Minister of Defence Jüri Luik and Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu. NATO leaders gather in London to mark the...
01.12.2019|Government

Prime Minister Jüri Ratas attends the Madrid climate conference

Stenbock House, 1 December 2019 - Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will be at the UN climate conference in Madrid tomorrow, with a speech presenting Estonia's climate goals and attending high-level meetings. “In climate policy, results cannot be achieved alone. All countries must contribute to comply...

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