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19.06.2020|Government

Prime Minister: Membership in the European Organization for Nuclear Research provides new opportunities for Estonian companies

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 19 June 2020 – Today, on behalf of the Republic of Estonia, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas signed the agreement with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), thereby making Estonia an associate member of the prestigious research organization. According to...
19.06.2020|Government

Government: The 2+2 rule is changing

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 18 June 2020 – As of 19 June, the government has decided to replace the 2+2 rule with a requirement for people to disperse. This means that a safe distance between people must continue to be maintained, but the state no longer requires compliance with the 2+2 rule. ‘...
19.06.2020|Government

Ratas at the meeting of the European Council: a quick agreement is needed in order to kick-start the EU economy

Stenbock House, 19 June 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas discussed the economic recovery plan and the next multiannual budget proposed by the European Commission for the first time with his counterparts from EU Member States at the European Council video conference. The leaders of EU Member States...
18.06.2020|Government

The government is easing the conditions on KredEx crisis measures for entrepreneurs

Tallinn, Stenbock House - The government has decided to support the proposals submitted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and SA KredEx to alleviate the conditions of crisis measures so that crisis aid reaches entrepreneurs faster and on a larger scale. According to the...
18.06.2020|Government

Ratas: the Eastern Partnership supports the improvement of security, stability, and the level of prosperity around Europe

Stenbock House, 18 June 2020 – At a video meeting of the leaders of the European Union and the Eastern Partnership countries, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas emphasised the importance of the Eastern Partnership, which supports the improvement of security, stability, and the level of prosperity in the EU’...
15.06.2020|Government

The prime minister in the Riigikogu: The EU plan for economic recovery must aim for a rapid and sustainable recovery

Stenbock House, 15 June 2020 – In the Riigikogu, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas emphasised in a political statement that the European Union’s plan for economic recovery must aim for a rapid and sustainable recovery and must help prevent the health crisis from turning into a long-term economic crisis...
11.06.2020|Government

The government confirmed Estonia’s views on the revision of the Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Directive

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 11 June 2020 – The government approved Estonia’s views on the consultation addressed to the Member States of the European Union, which assesses the need to revise the Directive on the Deployment of Alternative Fuels Infrastructure (2014/94/EU). Estonia is of the...
11.06.2020|Government

Government approved the composition of the research policy commission

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 11 June 2020 – Government approved the composition of the research policy commission for the next three years. The commission is led by the Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps. Indrek Reimand, Vice Chancellor of Higher Education and Science of the Ministry of...
11.06.2020|Government

The government supports the European Union’s economic recovery plan

Stenbock House, 11 June 2020 – After the discussion at the cabinet meeting, the government approved Estonia’s positions for the negotiations on the European recovery plan and the European Union budget for 2021–2027. Europe must find a quick and effective way to help overcome the difficulties caused...
11.06.2020|Government

The government discussed and did not grant citizenship to applicants who had been in trouble with the law

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 11 June 2020 – According to the proposal of the Minister of the Interior Mart Helme, the government decided not to grant citizenship to five applicants who have committed both criminal and misdemeanour offences, and could only have been granted Estonian citizenship...

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