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28.10.2020|Government

Prime Minister Ratas will meet with French President Macron

Stenbock House, 28 October 2020 – Prime Minister Jüri Ratas is visiting Paris today, where he will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. According to Ratas, the purpose of the visit is to secure the excellent co-operation between Estonia and France, especially in the field of security...
19.10.2020|Government

Jüri Ratas at a meeting with Andrzej Duda: effective connections are key for our region

Stenbock House, 19 October 2020 – Today, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas met with Andrzej Duda, the President of Poland, who is in Tallinn in connection with the Three Seas Summit and Business Forum. The leaders of the two countries discussed the fight against COVID-19, bilateral relations, regional...
16.10.2020|Government

Leaders of the EU Member States will intensify cooperation to prevent the spreading of the coronavirus

Brussels, 16 October 2020 – at the Council, the heads of states and governments of European countries discussed the health crisis and agreed to intensify mutual cooperation and coordination to prevent the spreading of the coronavirus.   According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, leaders of the...
16.10.2020|Government

The leaders of the Baltic states issued a joint statement on the COVID-19 pandemic

Brussels, 16 October 2020 - The Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas, the President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda and the Prime Minister of Latvia Krišjānis Kariņš made a joint statement at the European Council in Brussels regarding the deteriorating situation of COVID-19 in Europe:   We...
16.10.2020|Government

From Monday, in the event of a negative coronavirus test, it is allowed to come to Estonia from the Baltic states and Finland without having to self-isolate

Stenbock House, 16 October 2020 – Estonia wishes to restore the common movement zone between the Baltic states and Finland, since the COVID-19-related epidemiological situation is similar in the region, and a common movement zone creates an opportunity to keep life as normal as possible in the...
16.10.2020|Government

Ratas: Europe needs to act quicker than before in order to reduce the effect of climate change

Brussels, 16 October 2020 – On the first day of the meeting of the European Council, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas discussed increasing the climate ambition of the European Union by 2030 with his counterparts – this increase is necessary for acting more quickly to avoid overheating of the planet....
15.10.2020|Government

Ratas is discussing achieving climate goals and combating the COVID-19 pandemic with colleagues at the European Council

Stenbock House, 15 October 2020 – Today and tomorrow in Brussels, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas will discuss with the heads of state and government of the European Union the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and future relations with the United Kingdom. Relations with Africa and...
15.10.2020|Government

The government extended the ban on night-time alcohol sales by a month

Stenbock House, 15 October 2020 – Today, the government decided to extend the nationwide ban on night-time alcohol sales by one month, until 24 November. According to Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, the spread of the coronavirus is stabilising with the help of the existing restrictions, but the...
15.10.2020|Government

The government approved an increase in Nordica’s share capital by 22 million euros

Tallinn, Stenbock House, 15 October 2020 – At the evening e-session, the government approved a decision to increase Nordica’s share capital by 22 million euros. The company will also receive a loan of 8 million through euros from SA KredEx with a term of 31 December 2026. Taavi Aas, Minister of...
14.10.2020|Government

Joint Statement on the increase of the EU’s 2030 Climate Target

Supported by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Sweden Climate change is manifest across the globe. Temperatures are rising, weather systems are changing. As leaders of EU Member States, we have the opportunity and the...

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